MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 297
Summary Catalogue no.: 18878
Fine initials. Written in humanistic script by Giovanfrancesco Marzi of San Gimignano , fol. 185. Fol. 1 a later replacement. (P&A ii. 308)
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards; reddish-brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines and stamps including near-strapwork designs (but no laurel), 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). 380–386 × 259 × c. 60 mm. (book closed). A pair with MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 296, which shows the same anomaly over clasps, tools not quite identical.
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Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.