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

MS. Montagu d. 33

Summary Catalogue no.: 25402


Petrarch , Il Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian
Petrarch , Trionfi
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated and other borders, historiated and other initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 290, pl. XXVI)

fol. 9r

  • Type initial V
  • Subject Half-figure of the author holding a book.
  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Vine-stem decoration, birds. In the lower margin two putti support a medallion left blank to be filled with a coat of arms.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.