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Notices relating to the Canonici library

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MS. Canon. Ital. 302
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'Serie di Notizie concernenti la disciolta Libreria del fu Ab. Matteo Luigi Canonici di Venezia tolte, principalmente, dagli Studi mss. del fu Cav. Jacopo Morelli, Bibliotecario della Marciana, nonchè da Opere stampate e da altre memorie mss...', signed at end 'Venezia il 25 Aprile 1859. Giovanni Battista Lorenzi.' These are notices relating to the Canonici library, now chiefly in the Bodleian, see vol. iv. p. 314.

(pp. 51-56) are a short Life of Canonici, in Italian, purchased in 1866.


  • Creation: written chiefly in A.D. 1859 at Venice by G. B. Lorenzi


60 pages

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Canon. Ital. 302, pp. 1-2]

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MS. Canon. Ital. 302

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18652


Notices relating to the Canonici library, written chiefly in A.D. 1859 at Venice by G. B. Lorenzi.

Biographical / Historical

Giambattista Lorenzi, also known as Giovanni Battista Lorenzi, (1804-1890) was an archivist.

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. V, no. 28728.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Notizie were bought for £10 10s. in 1859.

An Italian Life of Canonici was bought at the Wellesley sale on Aug. 13, 1866 (lot 36), for 1s., and is now part of MS. Canon. Ital. 302.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 3/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Notices relating to the Canonici library
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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