MS. Canon. Liturg. 137
Summary Catalogue no.: 19274
Initials (partly defaced). (P&A ii. 868)
18th century, Italian, probably bound for a member of the Nani family of San Trovaso, Venice (benefactors to the Biblioteca Marciana in 1797), whose bookplate is on the front paste-down: pasteboards; shiny brown leather, speckled with black dots; no decoration on covers; spine fully gilt, no original title, later paper label(s); edges gilt, only partially gauffered (after severe trimming of text-block); paste-downs of marbled paper. 104–106 × 77–78 × c. 46 mm. (book closed). The manuscript had been damaged at both ends before this binding.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.