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Poems by Petrarch, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 514

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  1. (fol. 1). '... Sonectorum & Cantilenarum liber incipit': 367 Italian poems, with index of first lines.
  2. (fol. 137). '... Triomphorum liber feliciter incipit ...'.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Italy


174 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. D'Orville 514

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 13

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 17392

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated border and initials. Binding: black leather with gold tooling (16th cent.?)

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom