MS. Canon. Liturg. 126
Summary Catalogue no.: 19267
Fine historiated borders, marginal grotesques.
Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 292, pl. XXI)
17th century or 18th century, Italian?: pasteboards; parchment covering, sides plain; the flat spine has three horizontal gilt lines at top and bottom, and a gilt title with ornamental border tooled directly onto it, with no label; no clear signs of clasps or ties; edges plain, partly discoloured. 113–115 × 77–80 × c. 43–46 mm. (book closed). The manuscript was in Italy by the 15th century, but has a later ex libris in Portuguese on the front paste-down.
This manuscript is on display in the Bodleian Libraries exhibition Sensational Books (27 May – 4 December 2022). It cannot be ordered between those dates or for a short period before and after.
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.