Summary Catalogue no.: 18979
16th century, late, or early 17th century, Italian: a limp, unstiffened parchment wrapper with a flap at lower fore-edge and remains of a long central tie of white tawed leather; quires sewn on brown tanned leather cords through two external spine-strengtheners of brown leather; undecorated. 310 × 207–211 × c. 27 mm. (book closed).
Origin: late 16th or early 17th century
abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens
, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Correction of compiler(?)'s name, and redating of manuscript by Bruce-Barker Benfield, 2018. Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description revised.