MS. Canon. Ital. 228
Summary Catalogue no.: 20280
18th century, Italian, quarter-binding in archaizing style (the 15th-century manuscript had evidently been left unbound for some time): wood boards, narrow bevels inside and outside, fore-edge flush with textblock; red leather stretching nearly halfway across each bare board, secured by a vertical line of 1+7+1 nails with a thin strip of leather edging; leather decorated with blind quintuple horizontal and vertical lines, forming panels (without diagonals); spine-panels have a small blind central flower stamp; no clasps ever present on these boards, no endbands; paper label with ink title at top of spine, 18th century. 226–229 × 147–149 × c. 39–40 mm. (book closed). Cf. MSS. Canon. Ital. 27, 96, and 129.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.