MS. Canon. Ital. 279
Summary Catalogue no.: 20331
15th century, first half, Italian (as MS.): wood boards with slight cushion bevel, cut flush with the textblock and matching its rounded corners; brown leather, blind-tooled with triple lines forming a St. Andrew’s cross to link the 4+1 bosses on each cover (all lost); remnants of a single fore-edge clasp, with lost strap of similar leather over tawed-leather core; spine cross-hatched with blind lines, damaged. Repaired with new leather, 1948, Bodleian. 290 × 195–200 × c. 55 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.