MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 28
Summary Catalogue no.: 18920
Use of Rome. Temporale (fol. 1); sanctorale (fol. 70); common of the saints and the dedication (fol. 79); votive masses (fol. 88v).
Companion volume to MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 27
2 col. of 26 lines, column space 255 × 60 mm.
Written by Johannes Incontrus of Volterra, chaplain of S. Pietro Maggiore, Florence, fol. 90.
Pächt and Alexander ii. 310, pl. XXVIII:
Fine historiated initials. ()
Illuminated initials (one historiated), coloured initials, rubrics.
15th century (as MS.) ?, or (acc. Pächt and Alexander) 16th century, Italian: wood boards; reddish-brown leather with blind stamps in roll-like pattern; gilt edges, faintly gauffered; lower paste-down patched with a medieval manuscript fragment; 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. 345–346 × 236–237 × c. 41–44 mm. (book closed). Uniformly bound and enhanced with MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 27.
Provenance and Acquisition
Fol.90: 'Ego iohannes incontrus Volaterranus Capellanus sancti petri maioris de florentia transcripsi hoc opus propriis manibus ac laborem meum dono dedi ob salutem anime mee redemptionem peccatorum meorum die vero .xvª. agusti. Mcccclxxviijº'
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.