MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 79
Summary Catalogue no.: 18972
Good historiated initials.
Seven leaves with good border and initials added in Italy, c. 1300, fols. 182r-188v. (Pächt and Alexander i. 523)
15th century?, Italian: wood boards with narrow inside bevel, 15th-century additions on paste-downs; covering of plain red velvet, very worn, spine lost, re-laid onto modern velvet; traces of two lost strap-and-pin fastenings, running from front cover to centre back; edges possibly gilt, no traces of gauffering. Repaired 19th/20th century, Bodleian. 197 × 134 × c. 76–81 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.