A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Liturg. 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 19225


Book of Hours, Use of Rome
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good borders.

Historiated initials.

Other initials. Rubbed. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 967)


16th century, later, or 17th century, Italian: pasteboards; red leather, tooled with blind and gilt lines, gilt roll, and gilt oval centrepieces left unfilled; spine tooled with gilt lines and a flower tool; no clasps or ties; gilt gauffered edges; spine-liners from fragments of medieval manuscript(s). 142 × 85–88 × c. 22–24 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Marches

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970). Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 249

Last Substantive Revision

2020-07-24: Binding description added.