MS. Canon. Ital. 271
Summary Catalogue no.: 20323
15th century, Italian (as MS.): thick wood boards, square-cut flush with text-block; reddish-brown leather with blind lines linking 8+4+1 small circular bosses (all lost) and forming four panels on each cover; remnants of a single fore-edge clasp with blue textile strap (lost). Crude reback in similar leather, 18th century?, obscuring the original leather and the inner three boss-stations. 288-290 × 207-208 × c. 65-68 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.