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

MS. Digby 141

Summary Catalogue no.: 1742

Contents

1.
Petrarch , Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian
2.
Petrarch , Trionfi
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, initials. Written in humanistic script by Andreoccius Gerardi of Siena, 'miles', fol. 176v (Andreozzo Petrucci?). Close in style to Padua, Bibl. Cap., MS. D. 33 with the arms of Jacobo Zeno, bp. of Padua. Decorated by Joachinus de Gigantibus. (P&A ii. 345, pl. XXXII)

History

Origin: 1465 ; Italian, Siena

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)