MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 296
Summary Catalogue no.: 18877
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards; reddish-brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines and stamps including laurel and near-strapwork designs, and spine cross-hatched with double lines; gilt gauffered edges; slots cut in front board under leather for four broad straps or clasps (absent, perhaps never completed, no matching evidence in lower board). 372 × 252–254 × c. 70 mm. (book closed). A pair with MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 297, which shows the same anomaly over clasps, tools not quite identical.
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.