MS. Canon. Ital. 203
Summary Catalogue no.: 20255
16th century middle, Italian (as MS., Venice), ? archaizing: wood boards; polished reddish-brown leather, blind-tooled all over with lines, stamps and strapwork to form a diamond-shaped central panel; spine cross-hatched with blind quadruple lines; remnants of two fore-edge clasps with lost straps of similar leather.
18th century, Italian, for Jacopo Soranzo (= Sor. 418 in quarto): added endleaves of carta bassanese printed with large green-gold flowers and leaves on thin red stems, on a white background infilled with red dots. 221-222 × 155 × c. 28-30 mm. (book closed). Soranzo label at top of spine.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.