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MS. Lat. misc. e. 92

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


Giovanni Mario Filelfo, Bucolica
Rubric: Buccolica Marii Philelfi

Written in three books each containing eight ecologues, and each proceded by a dedicatory poem to Cardinal Piero Riario. The title is written across the bottom edge of the pages. For other MSS. of this work see L. Agostinelli and G. Benadduci, Biografia e Bibliografia di G. M. Filelfo, Tolentino, 1899, p.52.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: Est pudor
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: crossed arrows cf. Briquet 6270, 6271; letter S cf. Briquet 9057; eagle cf. Briquet 81; shears cf. Briquet 3688.
Extent: 123 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135–40 × 100 mm.


1(8)–14(8), 15(12) Catchwords.


20 long lines


Humanist hand


Spaces for initials left unfilled


Italian 15th cent. blind tooled binding on boards, the front cover and spine rebacked.


Origin: 15th century, late ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1941.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.