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

MS. D'Orville 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 16891


Quintilian, Institutio oratoria
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border, initials. Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 222, pl. XX)

fol. 1r

  • Type border, upper, left and lower margin
  • Subject Winged putto holding a wreath (centre left blank, presumably to be filled with a coat of arms). Three birds.


Origin: c. 1430–1440 ; Italian, Central

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.