MS. Canon. Liturg. 22
Summary Catalogue no.: 19235
Good historiated borders.
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 245, pl. XXII)
15th century or 16th century?, Italian: wood boards, inside bevel, corners rounded; plain red silk, with thin green border at lower turn-ins (cf. MS. Canon. Liturg. 143); spine lost; evidence for clasp(s) and other metal-work compromised by later repair, perhaps a single lost clasp or strap-and-pin fastening and maybe other fittings; edges gilt, gauffered. Reback (probably not the first) and edge-linings in red leather, later 19th century, Bodleian. 116–117 × c. 80 × c. 50 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.