MS. Canon. Gr. 124
Summary Catalogue no.: 18577
A composite binding, with the original wrapper preserved inside a modern binding (all a pair with MS. Canon. Gr. 125).
15th century, Italian (as MS.): a limp parchment wrapper (now fols. i, 244, spine lost?), enclosing several similar paper booklets; title on fol. 244v in Greek capitals dated 1476, doubtless by the scribe, Petrus Franciscus. 290 × 95–97 × c. 44–45 mm. (book closed; lower cover shorter than the textblock’s 293–295 mm.).
19th century, second half, Bodleian: light brown leather over pasteboards, blind lines round edges, spine with gilt title and Bodleian shelfmark; board-edges and leather turn-ins with blind roll tooling . 311–313 × 110 × c. 53–58 mm. (book closed).
Provenance and Acquisition
Date misread as 1470 in the Quarto Catalogue; see Gamillscheg and Harlfinger for the correct date.
Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817
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Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.