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

MS. Add. B. 59

Summary Catalogue no.: 30216


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniature (drawing) with framing ornament perhaps added. Fine initial (faceted capital). (P&A ii. 494, pl. XLVII)

fol. iv verso

  • Type drawing
  • Subject Frontispiece with arms of Pasquale Malipiero, doge of Venice, framed with floral ornaments, perhaps added.


Origin: 1457-62 ; Italian Venice

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.