MS. Canon. Liturg. 266
Summary Catalogue no.: 19368
Fine historiated initials.
16th century?, Italian: wood boards; brown leather, each cover blind-tooled with quadruple lines and a roll to form a central panel which contains gilt florets at the corners and a central gilt ‘yh’s’ monogram in a circle; original spine lost; two fore-edge clasps, of which the upper survives with its brown leather strap tooled with blind and gilt lines and metal-tipped (but two holes near centre of back cover suggest previous strap-and-pin fastenings); edges gilt, gauffered. Rebacked in matching leather, 20th century, Bodleian. 130 × 85–88 × c. 55 mm. (book closed). Manuscript written for a Benedictine nun named Catherine.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.