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

MS. D'Orville 529

Summary Catalogue no.: 17407


Poggio Bracciolini, De nobilitate
Rubric: ... Pogii Florentini de Nobilitate liber ...
Language(s): Latin

Followed by a copy of a letter from Poggio, dated 8th April 1440

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: i + 33 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.75 × 8.875 in.


Origin: 15th century, second half

Provenance and Acquisition

Jacques Phillippe D'Orville of Amsterdam (1690–1751)

Jean D'Orville, b. 1734, his son, by descent

Jean D'Orville, son of Jean, by descent

Sold to the Rev. John Cleaver Banks (1765/1766–1845): purchased from him by the Bodleian

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1804

Record Sources

Description adapted (February 2024) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1897)

Last Substantive Revision

2024-02-01: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1897)