MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 34
Summary Catalogue no.: 18926
Fine historiated initials.
Other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 53, pl. V)
15th century, late, Italian, Florence; wood boards; dark brown leather with blind and gilt strapwork tooling, including palmette and anthemion stamps; four small domed corner-bosses on each cover and two fore-edge clasps with brown leather straps, mostly extant; spine with original blind cross-hatching (quadruple lines) and added (18th-century) gilt roll and labels in red and green leather. Endleaves of parchment cannibalized from a Latin commentary on Persius, ?14th century, Italian. 295–296 × 197–198 × c. 58–60 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (1 image of binding from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.