MS. Canon. Liturg. 283
Summary Catalogue no.: 19383
Good miniatures by several hands.
Good historiated borders.
Good initials. (P&A i. 732)
16th century, French?: pasteboards; brown leather, gilt-tooled with an all-over pattern of lines, stems, shells and leaves, the stems further highlighted with lighter brown paint (now worn); at centre of each cover in gilt letters, initials ‘.A.P.’; spine in same style, no title or label; traces of four lost pairs of ties of blue textile; edges gilt, gauffered with a leafy pattern. Spine re-laid onto modern reback leather of similar colour, 20th century, Bodleian. 183 × 138-140 × c. 48-50 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (32 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.