MS. D'Orville 536
Summary Catalogue no.: 17414
Former shelfmark: Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 35
Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 708, pl. LXIX)
Provenance and Acquisition
'Jacobus Cahannius' (on fol. iii 'J. Cahaiones') 'me iure possidet' (16th cent.)
The volume bears the arms (on the binding) and the armorial bookplate of N. J. Foucault.
Jacques Phillippe D'Orville of Amsterdam (1690–1751), acquired at the disperal of Foucault's library (MS. D'Orville 302, fol. 30r).
Jean D'Orville, b. 1734, his son, by descent.
Jean D'Orville, son of Jean, by descent.
Sold to the Rev. John Cleaver Banks (1765/6–1845): purchased from him by the Bodleian.
Acquired by the Bodleian in 1804.
Last Substantive Revision
2022-07: Description revised to incorporate all information in Summary Catalogue.