MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 93
Summary Catalogue no.: 18986
Fine historiated initials.
Other initials (partly mutilated). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 361, pl. XXXI)
18th century, later, Italian, Venice: wood(?) boards, medium-brown diced leather with overall blind tooling of lines, rolls and stamps, in an elaborate panel around a small lozenge and centrepiece; spine with gilt lines and red-leather label; flyleaves watermarked with ‘tre lune’ and ‘GFA’. 340–342 × 244–248 × c. 79–85 mm. (book closed).
Fols. i and 246 are parchment paste-downs, reused from French documents of c. 1438 and 1446, from a previous intermediate binding with marks of two fore-edge clasps.
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.