MS. Canon. Ital. 47
Summary Catalogue no.: 20099
Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 914)
Good initials. (P&A ii. 914)
17th century or 18th century, Italian: limp parchment wrapper, originally stiffened with paper paste-downs which were later lifted; covers attached by laced-in endbands of tawed leather, formerly oversewn with green silk; traces of two lost sets of fore-edge ties, possibly of tawed leather; edges plain; perhaps bound for an owner whose flourished signature was cut out from the front flyleaf at fol. [ii]. Repairs, 20th century?, for Bodleian: new stiffening of coarse paper added inside the covers; new parchment spine. 232-234 × 150-152 × c. 10 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.