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

MS. Auct. F. 5. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 28150


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


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


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


Origin: 14th century, end ; Italian, Bologna

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased, 1820.

Record Sources

Summary description based on the Summary Catalogue [contents, binding, acquisition] and Pächt and Alexander [date, origin, decoration].

Digital Images

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


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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.