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

MS. E. D. Clarke 25

Summary Catalogue no.: 18387


Caesar, works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initials. Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 223). Ferrarese 15th century, third quarter, fine historiated initial with portrait of Ludovico Carbone, fol. 169v, by Jacobo Filippo d'Argenta added. On fol. 1a initial and border with arms, cut out from another MS., also Ferrarese of 15th century third quarter, has been pasted in. Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 418, pl. XLI)

fol. 2r

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Pasted in coat of arms in elaborate frame, cut out from another MS., also Ferrarese of the 15th century, third quarter.

fol. 109v

  • Type initial Q
  • Subject Bird forms the tail of Q.

fol. 169v

  • Type initial L
  • Subject Profile portrait of Ludovico Carbone by Jacobo Filippo d'Argenta.


Light green leather (16th cent.?).


Origin: c. 1430–40; added decoration 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence; added decoration Italian, Ferrara

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.