MS. Canon. Liturg. 267
Summary Catalogue no.: 19369
Fine historiated initials.
Fine other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 663, pl. LXIV)
18th century?, Italian: wood? boards; polished light-brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, stamps and a roll to form a panel with a simple decorative centrepiece on each cover; blind lines and floral stamps on spine, but no title or original label; extreme edges of covers also blind-tooled; clasps never present on this binding, no signs of previous fittings; edges gilt, gauffered, but uneven after resewing so perhaps inherited from a previous binding. 129 × 92–94 × c. 57–58 mm. (book closed). Cf. MS. Canon. Liturg. 242 (similar leather and style, though not same tools).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.