MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 27
Summary Catalogue no.: 18919
Companion volume to MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 28.
Use of Rome. Temporale (fol. 1); sanctorale (fol. 72); common of the saints and the dedication (fol. 84v); epistles for the dead and votive masses (fol. 96).
2 col. of 26 lines, column space 205 × 60 mm.
Fine historiated and other initials. Related to the style of Attavante. Written by Johannes Incontrus of Volterra, chaplain of S. Pietro Maggiore, Florence, fol. 98v. (P&A ii. 309)
Illuminated initials (some historiated), coloured initials, rubrics.
15th century (as MS.) ?, or (acc. P&A) 16th century, Italian: wood boards, reddish-brown leather with blind stamps in roll-like pattern; gilt edges, faintly gauffered; traces of two strap-and-pin clasps and (metal?) centrepieces with ?papal crossed keys, all lost; spine with original blind stamps, later enhanced (18th century, Italian) with gilt lines and a gilt green-leather label. 338 × 234 × c. 43-45 mm. (book closed). Uniformly bound and enhanced with MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 28.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.