MS. Canon. Liturg. 212
Summary Catalogue no.: 19324
Good initials on fols. 11–179. Fols. 1–10, calendar, added 16th century. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 540)
16th century, first half, Italian, Venice (incorporating 16th-century additions for the Dominican nuns of Corpus Domini, Venice): wood boards, narrow inside bevel; reddish-brown leather, with blind lines and gilt tooling, stamps including a winged cherub’s head and stars, to form on each cover an elaborate panel and circular frame for the ‘yh’s’ centrepiece; spine tooled with horizontal and diagonal lines in blind and gilt; traces of two clasps with leather straps, roughly torn away (since 1897?); edges gilt, gauffered . 135–136 × 96–97 × c. 43–45 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.