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MS. Lat. misc. d. 54

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


(fol. 3)
Hugutio of Pisa, Liber deriuationum
Incipit: (prologue) Dum nostri prothoplausti suggestiva
Explicit: (prologue) assertionis asuspicium sorciamur
Incipit: (text) Augeo es auxi auctum etu 1. amplificare
Explicit: (text) Zoroasten vividum sidus interp

Not mentioned by A.Marigo, I codici manoscritti delle ‘Derivationes’ di Uguccione Pisano, Rome, 1936.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: adulter vel adulator
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 185 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 235 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 175–80 × 130–5 mm.


1(8) – 3(8), 4(8) (+2 added at the beginning), 5(8) – 8(8), 9(8) (8 canc.), 10(8) – 12(8), 13(8) (6 cut out), 14(8) (2 cut out), 15(8) – 22(8), 23(8) (7 and 8 canc.), catchwords, the quires numbered I – XXI (III bis)


2 cols., the number of lines varying between 45 and 70


Red and blue initials with flourishes.


Oxford binding, 15th cent. panelled calf over oak boards, the back and clasps missing.


Origin: 13th century, late - 14th century, early ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

‘Iste liber est guilermus dictus log’, 14th cent. (fol.183a). There are other scribblings in English and French on fol.183v and 183a.

'George Longford 1720' (fol. 2v, cf. fol. 76 and MS. Lat. misc. d. 53)

'P. Brookfield 1904' (fol. 2v)

Given by Miss B. Buckler, 1929.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.