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

MS. E. D. Clarke 28

Summary Catalogue no.: 18390

Contents

Terence, Comedies
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine borders, initials. Related to the style of Francesco d'Antonio del Cherico. Written in humanistic script by Gherardo di Giovanni del Ciriagio, citizen and notary of Florence, fol. 153v. (P├Ącht and Alexander ii. 282, pl. XXV)

fol. 1r

  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Floral designs, gold disks. In the lower margin two winged putti support a medallion with a coat of arms (azure a sea-lion (?) argent holding a crown or).

Binding

Stamped leather on boards with four clasps (one lost), Italian work, contemporary.

History

Origin: 1466 ; Italian, Florence

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 415

Last Substantive Revision

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