MS. Canon. Liturg. 276
Summary Catalogue no.: 19378
Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 204, pl. XV)
A composite binding, of early boards with later covering:
15th century? (as MS.?): wood boards, narrow inside bevel, rounded corners, with grooves for two broad straps at fore-edge of upper board, and possible traces of bosses at lower board.
16th century or 17th century?, Italian?: later covering of thin red silk, undecorated, not allowing for the boards’ clasps or bosses; spine lost; edges gilt, gauffered; paper flyleaves with anchor watermark.
20th century, 1952, Bodleian: rebacked in red leather. 201–202 × 134–135 × c. 33–34 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (15 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.