MS. Canon. Ital. 270
Summary Catalogue no.: 20322
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards; brown leather, decorated with blind sextuple lines which form a St. Andrew’s cross in a large panel integrated with 4+1 circular bosses (lost) on each cover; remnants of two fore-edge clasps with straps of dark red textile (lost) and perhaps of a lost chain-staple near the top of the front cover’s fore-edge; spine cross-hatched by blind triple lines, with green-leather label and gilt titles added in the 18th century. Minor repairs, Bodleian. 295 × 205 × c. 61 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.