MS. Canon. Ital. 75
Summary Catalogue no.: 20127
A composite binding, with earlier boards completely obscured by later covering:
15th century, before 1460, Italian (as MS.): wood boards with slight cushion bevel, formerly covered with all-over brown leather and wormed before the later covering; two clasp-indentations at fore-edge of front board, under the later paper; parchment endleaves, with ex libris inscriptions dated 1460 and 1461 on former front paste-down (fol. 1v).
18th century, Italian: half-binding with spine and corners of blotched brown leather, sides of plain grey paper covering the earlier boards; no decoration except for blind horizontal lines round cords on spine; no spine-label, no endbands. 228-229 × 146-150 × c. 33-35 mm. (book closed). Cf. MS. Canon. Ital. 49.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-21: Binding description added.