MS. Canon. Ital. 49
Summary Catalogue no.: 20101
1 col., 24 lines; written space c. 150-165 × 80-100 mm.
A composite binding, with earlier boards completely obscured by later covering:
16th century?, Italian: wood boards, thickish and cut with large squares; no traces of clasps or bosses, so probably post-medieval.
18th century, Italian, quarter-leather rebinding and extensive repairs: spine of brown leather blotched with black, undecorated, no early label or title; sides covered with plain grey paper. 227–228 × 161 × c. 35 mm. (book closed). Cf. MS. Canon. Ital. 75.
Provenance and Acquisition
Fol. 97: 'Inschrisse pierfrancesco delbiancho dagostino delbene mazingnj ⟨ ⟩'
‘Cod. L’, front cover.
Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805 (source of acquisition not known).
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-07: Description revised for publication on Digital Bodleian.