MS. Canon. Liturg. 21
Summary Catalogue no.: 19234
Good historiated initials.
Good other initials.
Penwork borders. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 622)
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards; hard red polished leather, cuir ciselé, each cover incised with a different section of the same bold repeating pattern, of flowers and leaves set in a large vase (back cover); traces of a central clasp and of 4+1 bosses on each cover, all metal-work lost; edges gilt, gauffered (worn). Rebacked, 18th century, Italian, with paste-downs and flyleaves of carta bassanese, for Jacopo Soranzo, with his spine-label. 110–112 × 77–78 × c. 46 mm. (book closed). Cf. MSS. Canon. Liturg. 33 and 219.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.