MS. Canon. Ital. 35
Summary Catalogue no.: 20087
16th century, first half, Italian: limp parchment wrapper (? secondhand), without support or lining, extended at lower cover into a small flap; sewing-supports of two outside bands of thin tawed leather stretching across the spine over c. one third of each cover, attached with thin decorative criss-cross strips of the same tawed leather (damaged). The front cover has a row of prickings c. 15-20 mm. from the edge around all three sides and also inside at the fore-edge and lower turn-ins – possibly sewing-holes for some lost outer covering. 218-220 × 166-169 × c. 30 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.