MS. Canon. Liturg. 178
Summary Catalogue no.: 19304
Some fine, many good miniatures.
Borders, many with cordelières.
18th century, Italian, a standard style of binding for Jacopo Soranzo: thin pasteboards; plain parchment cover with fore-edges turned in; gilt red-leather spine-label; paste-downs and flyleaves of carta bassanese; gilt edges and faint gauffering from previous binding. 193–6 × c. 120–122 × c. 35 mm. (book closed).
18th century, Italian: an ill-fitting telescopic box of thin card, covered with brown leather stippled in black; blind-tooled with corner-stamps and double lines forming a lozenge pattern on each side; lining of (different) carta bassanese, with large floral pattern on a stippled yellow background. 201–202 × 130 × 36–37 mm. with MS. inside, closing not quite fully – box made for another Hours?
Digital Bodleian (29 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.