MS. Canon. Liturg. 118
Summary Catalogue no.: 19263
Good miniatures, partly damaged.
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 305, pl. XXIV)
15th century, origin unclear: wood boards, flush with textblock; red velvet, very worn on outside and spine almost lost, but with well-preserved turn-ins including a border of plain canvas with a green stripe; no surviving decoration; traces of two strap-and-pin fastenings with straps of red textile (lost) running from front fore-edge to lost pins near centre of back cover. The edges of both textblock and boards are gilt (very worn), evidently gilded after binding. 145–148 × 100–101 × c. 30–36 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (20 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.