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

MS. Auct. F. 5. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 28150

Contents

Vitruvius , De architectura
Language(s): Latin

A few marginal notes; on fol. 82v a fifteenth-century note about the price of fish, in Italian.

Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border, historiated and other initials. By the same atelier as MS. Canon. Misc. 58. (P&A ii. 132)

Binding

Purple velvet, c. 1800, now in a green baize case.

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; Italian, Bologna

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased, 1820.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue [contents, binding, acquisition] and Pächt Alexander [date, origin, decoration].

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, II (1970), no. 132