MS. Canon. Ital. 198
Summary Catalogue no.: 20250
16th century, first half, Italian (perhaps as MS.): wood boards; dark reddish-brown leather tooled with blind lines and gilt stamps, gilt centrepiece of Virgin and Child on crescent moon on each cover; remnants of four clasps with lost straps of similar leather; edges gilt, gauffered; original spine lost.
Reback, 18th century, Italian, probably for Jacopo Soranzo (previously belonged to Bernardo Trevisan): red leather with gilt lines and gilt label of green leather; paste-downs and conjoint flyleaves of carta bassanese printed in a bold pattern with purple flowers and leaves on a green background. 193 × 129–130 × c. 24–26 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.