MS. Canon. Liturg. 168
Summary Catalogue no.: 19298
Fine historiated borders.
16th century?, Italian: wood boards, inside bevel; light brown leather, blind-tooled with sextuple lines alternating with rows of one repeated stamp; spine with same blind tools and (later?) gilt title ‘BREVIARIVM’; remains of two strap-and-pin fastenings with darker leather straps, once running from front fore-edge to pins towards centre back, one strap still present in 1897 (since lost) and one pin with small square base still surviving; edges gilt, gauffered. 170–172 × 111–112 × c. 80–85 mm. (book closed). The manuscript had been written by a nun, with professional illuminators.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.