MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 183
Summary Catalogue no.: 18764
15th century, after 1487?, Italian: wood boards, left bare; quarter-leather spine (dark yellow, rough finish), fixed with vertical lines of 1+4+1 nails (lining strips once under the nails, lost); owner’s name in ink on the leather, 15th century; remnants of one central clasp with lost strap of red tawed leather, metal catch-plate embossed with lamb-and-flag under a sun or star; edges plain. c. 310 x 220 x. c. 27 mm. (book closed).
Fol. 51 is a scrap leaf from a glossed civil-law text (Justinian, Codex, VII.4.2-17), 14th century, Italian, with ex libris of a student at Padua University dated 1487: possibly a flyleaf or part-wrapper from a previous binding.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.