MS. Canon. Liturg. 206
Summary Catalogue no.: 19318
Fine historiated borders.
By at least two hands. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 840, pl. LXXVI)
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards, narrow inside bevel outlined in blind lines; shiny brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, stamps and strapwork decoration, spine lost; traces of two strap-and-pin fastenings, with straps of red textile running from fore-edge of front board to large metal pins with quatrefoil-shaped bases more than halfway across back cover, all lost; edges gilt, gauffered with overall diamond pattern. Rebacked in matching leather for Bodleian, later 19th century, during temporary classification amongst ’MSS. Miscell. Liturg.’ (c. 1877–1887?). 143 × c. 100 × c. 62 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.