MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 80
Summary Catalogue no.: 18973
Fine historiated initials.
Other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 84, pl. VII)
15th century, second half, Italian: wood boards with pronounced inside bevel; brown leather with blind lines and strapwork tooling; spine cross-hatched with triple lines and punches; remains of four clasps (one intact and part of another) with flat trefoil-shaped brass fittings and straps of the same leather similarly decorated with blind lines; four brass corner-pieces and centrepieces incorporating domed bosses on each cover, all intact; four pins at upper centre of back cover in rectangular shape, doubtless to frame a lost label; gilt gauffered edges, very worn. 192–198 × 143–144 × c. 58–61 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.