Summary Catalogue no.: 18750
Good border (arms).
Good initials (faceted capitals). (P&A ii. 524)
15th century third quarter, Italian, Venice? (as MS.): wood boards; dark brown leather blind-tooled with lines and strapwork, spine cross-hatched with blind triple lines; remains of two clasps with straps of red tawed leather (lost) and trefoil-shaped catch-plates. 206–207 × c. 140 × c. 37–39 mm. (book closed).
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). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970). 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).
Tammaro de Marinis, La legatura artistica in Italia nei secoli XV e XVI, 3 vols., Florence 1960, III 2946 (under Naples)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.