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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 15

Summary Catalogue no.: 19229


Collectarium (Carthusian) (?)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


16th century ?, Italian (not the original binding, to judge by discoloration and wear on outside leaves at both ends of text-block): pasteboards(?); darkish brown leather (worn), blind-tooled with multiple lines, stamps and strapwork; remains of two clasps, one surviving with brown leather strap and plain catch, but traces of another (earlier?) single clasp at centre fore-edge. 145–147 × 100–102 × c. 35 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 15th century ; Italian

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). 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. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 263

Last Substantive Revision

2020-07-24: Binding description added.