MS. Canon. Liturg. 169
Summary Catalogue no.: 19299
Fine historiated borders.
Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 579, pl. LV)
15th century, end, Italian (as MS.): wood boards, inside bevel; brown leather, blind-tooled with quadruple lines and strapwork, cross-hatching on spine; traces of two strap-and-pin clasps, with lost straps of red textile nailed at front fore-edge with prominent star-shaped nails and running to lost pins near centre of back cover; edges gilt, gauffered. Rebacked, preserving original spine, 1964, Bodleian. 170–172 × 113–116 × c. 90–95 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.