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

MS. Lat. misc. c. 53

Summary Catalogue no.: New Summary Catalogue 47906

Statutes of Pisa. Italian, 16th century, third quarter.


Statutes of Pisa, 1323–1515
Rubric: Statuta nova civitatis Pisar⟨um⟩ del 1323 sino 1515
Language(s): Latin and Italian

Statutes 1323–1409, followed (fol.10v) by a note on Pisan history, an autobiographical note by the scribe, Joannes olim Baptiste quondam Joannis Guarnerii, notary of Pisa, and two decrees in Italian, one dated 1551.

Rubric: Statuta novissima civitatis Pis⟨arum⟩

dated 1478 (p.13, the date altered to 1477 by a later hand)

Rubric: Incipiunt statute magis novissima dicte civitatis Pisarum edicta sub die xx mensis Maii MDXIIII more Florentino et 1515 stilo Pisano

In Latin and Italian, with additions (fol.26) 1528–32


Copies from legal documents made in 1566–7. 16th cent.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: unknown
Extent: 29 leaves


Origin: 16th century, third quarter ; Italian, Pisa

Provenance and Acquisition

'Del capitano Guaspari Molegorrelle Pisano' (fol. 2, 16th cent.)

George J. W. Vernon, 5th baron Vernon (bookplate, fol. 1)

Sotheby's, 20 Oct. 1921 (Vernon sale), part of lot 834

G. A. Last, cat. 136 (1927), 3079. Bought.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff; New Summary Catalogue, no. 47906.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.