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

MS. D'Orville 11

Summary Catalogue no.: 16889


Cicero , Epistolae ad familiares
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Fine historiated border (retouched), perhaps added to the original MS. Fine initials of Ferrarese style. Written in humanistic script. (P&A ii. 617, pl. LX)

fol. 1r Full architectural border (retouched) with two putti, arms of Jacomo Zabarella, d. 1589 (?) and a cardinal's arms .


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Padua

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)