MS. Canon. Gr. 54
Summary Catalogue no.: 18507
A composite binding, with original boards completely obscured by later covering.
16th century, mid to 3rd quarter (as MS., by a Cretan scribe working in Rome): wood boards with inside bevel, possible traces of two lost sets of fore-edge ties.
18th century, second half, Italian, Venice, a standard Canonici style: the old boards reused in a half-binding with brown leather spine and corners: spine with gilt lines and green-leather label; sides covered in red paper combed with a bold wavy pattern. 230 × 163-165 × c. 36-37 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.