MS. Canon. Gr. 40
Summary Catalogue no.: 18493
18th century, second half, Italian, Venice, a standard Canonici style: pasteboards; half-binding with red-leather spine and corners, covers of plain pinkish-red paper, spine with gilt lines and gilt green-leather label; paste-downs of marbled paper. 224–226 × 155–156 × c. 43–44 mm. (book closed).
(from a previous binding) Fore-edge and lower edge (but not top edge) painted with elaborate bold designs of rings, mainly in red with ?green enhancements, and possibly with indistinct lettering.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.