MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 78
Summary Catalogue no.: 18971
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1320)
16th(?)-century, Italian?: covering of red brocade with remains of a large leafy pattern (especially on the back cover), very worn; wood boards, bevelled, possibly earlier than the covering; traces in boards and brocade of two broad clasps/straps (all lost), possibly in two successive systems of strap-and-pin, then fore-edge clasps; gilt gauffered edges; spine lost, sides re-laid on an all-over red velvet covering, Bodleian, late 19th or 20th century. 194 × 132–134 × c. 74 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.