MS. Canon. Ital. 13
Summary Catalogue no.: 20065
A composite binding, with the original wrapper preserved inside the 18th-century binding:
15th century, 1469, Italian: former parchment wrapper (fols. i, 59), originally blank on the outside but embellished with 15th-century pen-trials front and back and with (fol. i verso) a circular compass-drawn design enclosing six green leaves over a tile-like pattern, ringed by the maker’s name Petrus SerFrancisci SerAntonij and date ‘469’; corners of textblock slightly rounded. (fol. i) 200-207 × 134-7 mm.
18th century, Italian: quarter-binding of pasteboards covered with light-brown (pinkish) paper, light-brown leather spine with gilt lines and gilt red-leather label; edges stained yellow. 223-4 × 150 × c. 15 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07: Binding description added.