MS. Canon. Liturg. 301
Summary Catalogue no.: 19396
Fine historiated border.
15th century, end (as MS.), Venice: wood boards, narrow inside bevel; brown leather; all-over blind and gilt tooling and painting, with small red highlights in Ottoman-inspired design, and initials and arms of N[iccolò] F[ranco], E[p.] of T[reviso, 1485/6–1499] on each board (the surviving initials are on the outside corners, probably replicated on the inside corners now hidden by reback); arms painted red under a mitre, echoing fol. 1r; traces of two lost fore-edge clasps; edges gilt, gauffered; fly-leaves of green or purple parchment (characteristic of Sallando). Rebacked in matching leather with gilt lines and gilt green-leather label, paste-downs and flyleaves of carta bassanese, 18th century, Italian, Venice, for Jacopo Soranzo (= Sor. 837 in quarto). 229–231 × 137–140 × 28 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.