MS. Canon. Gr. 78
Summary Catalogue no.: 18531
16th century, first half, Italian, alla Greca (as MS., by a Greek scribe working in Italy): wood boards with grooved edges; red leather, with an all-over design mostly in blind tooling with stamps including a sunburst and a Persian-style cartouche, also dotted with a small leaf-tool in gilt; spine with blind cross-hatching; remnants of four clasps (all lost), running from back cover to metal edge-pegs at front (one surviving); endbands extended to provide modest ‘shoulders’ in Greek style. 330–332 × c. 220 × c. 62–63 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04: Binding description added.