MS. Canon. Liturg. 23
Summary Catalogue no.: 19236
Good historiated border.
Good historiated initials.
Good other initials. (P&A ii. 526)
16th century or early 17th century, Italian: pasteboards; dark brown leather, tooled with blind and gilt lines, gilt floral stamps, and gilt centrepieces of oval sunbursts enclosing Crucified Christ (front) or Virgin and Child (back); spine with gilt lines and single stamps; remains of two hinged metal clasps; edges stained reddish purple. Added paste-downs and flyleaves of carta bassanese, 18th century, Italian, for Jacopo Soranzo, with his spine-label. 119 × 85–87 × c. 33–34 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.