MS. Canon. Liturg. 279
Summary Catalogue no.: 19381
Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1333)
16th century, late, or 17th century, Spanish? (probably as MS.): wood boards, slight inside bevel; dark brown leather, gilt tooled with roll and stamps to form on each cover a thin border with corner-pieces around a small centrepiece of ‘IH’S’ within an oval sunburst; gilding worn and rubbed, spine lost; remains of two fore-edge clasps with lost straps of similar leather (the surviving metalwork was probably originally under the leather); edges coloured red. Rebacked, late 19th or 20th century, Bodleian. 134–135 × c. 93 × c. 13–14 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.