MS. Canon. Ital. 16
Summary Catalogue no.: 20068
15th century, Italian (as MS., 1459, North East(?)): wood boards; polished brown leather with blind lines and stamps, spine cross-hatched; 4+1 small circular star-shaped bosses intact on each cover; one central clasp with lost leather(?) strap attached to the front fore-edge with a single nail identical to the bosses, running to a large trefoil-shaped metal catch-plate on lower cover with ‘yh’s’ monogram; lower flyleaf (possibly a raised paste-down) from part of a bifolium of polyphonic music, late 14th century. 223 × 146-149 × c. 29-30 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07: Binding description added.