MS. Canon. Liturg. 20
Summary Catalogue no.: 19233
Good historiated borders.
Good initials. (P&A ii. 523, pl. L). Attributed to the Maestro dell'Ovidio de Rimini.
18th century, Italian: thin wood boards; grainy black leather, decorated on each cover with blind and gilt lines to form a blank central panel, its corners marked with a small gilt floral tool; spine with gilt lines and a gilt red-leather label; no clasps; marbled endleaves. Not a standard Canonici style, apart from the spine-label and endleaves. 125-127 × 92-93 × c. 47 mm. (book closed).
(Inherited from a previous binding, before 1516, Venice) gilt gauffered edges with dim outlines of two broad straps; former endleaves (fols. iv-v, 223-4) with marks of broad brown-leather(?) turn-ins and an added inscription marking the Golden Number for 1516.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.