A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Misc. 87

Summary Catalogue no.: 19563

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated border, initials. Written in humanistic script in 1474 by Bart. Squara at the age of 14, fol. 79v. (P&A ii. 614, pl. LIX)

History

Origin: 1474 ; Italian, Padua

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.