MS. Canon. Liturg. 241
Summary Catalogue no.: 19346
Historiated initials (defaced). Written by Hieronymus de Maffeis, fol. 197v. (P&A ii. 592)
17th century or 18th century, Italian, Venice (MS. from the Benedictine nunnery of San Servolo, Venice): pasteboards; brown polished leather, decorated on each cover with gilt lines and tooling around the edges and a central gilt cross on a base; remains of two fore-edge clasps with lost leather straps; gilt gauffered edges, perhaps inherited from a previous binding for which (if so) the volume was severely trimmed; spine mostly lost, but a fragment with gilt lines and leaf-tools preserved inside back cover. Rebacked in brown leather, late 19th or 20th century, Bodleian. A miniature book, 92–93 × 65–67 × c. 30–33 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.