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

MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 191

Summary Catalogue no.: 19177


Antoninus, archbishop of Florence, Summa theologica (part iii)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


15th century, second half, Italian (as MS.): wood boards; dark brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, stamps and strapwork, spine lost; traces of two clasps running to trefoil-shaped catch-plates, all fittings now lost; remains of a lost chain staple at back board, lower inside corner; traces of gilt gauffered edges. Spine and some edges replaced in lighter brown leather (cf. MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 178), with gilt lines, a gilt red-leather label, and white paper endleaves, 18th century, Italian; further repairs, Bodleian, 1949. c. 301–2 × c. 205–7 × c. 58–60 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 15th century

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 (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-08-26: Binding description added.