A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Liturg. 332

Summary Catalogue no.: 19421

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Binding

16th century?, Italian: thin pasteboards, left largely bare; quarter-binding with spine of reused parchment extending across about a quarter of each bare cover; no decoration, ties or endleaves; title added in ink at top of front cover, ?16th century, and repeated below, ?18th century. 246-247 × 175-177 × c. 15-16 mm. (book closed). The spine-fragment is from a Latin biblical manuscript in Caroline minuscule, 9th century?, with text from Joshua 2-3.

History

Origin: 14th century ; Italian

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-08-20: Binding description added.