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

MS. Duke Humfrey d. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 2934


Pliny the Younger, Epistles
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. (P&A ii. 697)


Seventeenth-century Oxford binding of reddish brown leather, with the arms of the University and its motto 'Sapientia. fælicitas' in gilt.


Origin: before Feb. 1443/4 ; Italian, Milan

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources. Binding described by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.