MS. Canon. Liturg. 317
Summary Catalogue no.: 19406
Diktyon no.: 74578
15th century, Italian (as MS.): wood boards with pronounced inside bevel and rounded corners, probably always bare, in quarter-leather style; the original spine of dark leather (lost) stretched nearly halfway across each board, secured there by a vertical row of five nails which were evidently saved and reused later for the narrower reback; remains of a single clasp at centre fore-edge with a lost strap of thick tawed leather; endleaves (fols. 1, 41) are fragments from a Greek martyrology(?), 12th century; a 15th(?)-century table of contents is written in ink on the bare inside front board. Rebacked in light brown leather, later 19th century, Bodleian. 221 × 154–156 × c. 24 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.