MS. Canon. Liturg. 242
Summary Catalogue no.: 19347
Fine historiated border.
Fine initials (partly damaged). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 575, pl. LIV)
18th century?, Italian: pasteboards; polished light-brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, rolls and stamps to form a panel with blank centre on each cover; blind roll also around edges of boards; spine blind-tooled with lines and a floral stamp, no title or original label; no clasps, but traces on back endleaf (fol. 205v) of two possible clasps from a previous binding; gilt edges, perhaps gauffered, now badly worn and uneven after resewing. Fol. 1r is so badly rubbed that before the present rebinding the volume may have been left without a front cover for a long period. 103–104 × c. 73–5 × c. 40 mm. (book closed). Cf. MS. Canon. Liturg. 267 for a similar binding.
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.