MS. Canon. Liturg. 226
Summary Catalogue no.: 19338
A composite binding, in which a modern structure with new boards preserves the earlier leather:
15th century, second half, Italian (as MS.): covering of polished brown leather, blind-tooled with double or triple lines and with central panels filled by simple strapwork; spine lost; traces of one central clasp; edges plain.
19th century, second half, Bodleian (during temporary classification amongst ’MSS. Miscell. Liturg.’, c. 1877–1887?): heavily repaired, with new pasteboards and spine; the old cover-leather re-laid onto new grainy brown leather which covers all edges. A miniature book, 90–91 × c. 67 × c. 27 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.