MS. Canon. Liturg. 347
Summary Catalogue no.: 19433
Good historiated initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 321)
15th century, end, Italian (as MS., manual for the Franciscan nuns of Sant’Onofrio, Florence): wood boards, inside bevel; dark red leather, blind-tooled with lines, dots and strapwork to form a circular (front) or cross-shaped (back) centrepiece; spine lost; two strap-and-pin fastenings from front edge to pins halfway across back, with elaborate brass catches but straps replaced; edges plain. Reback and new straps, 18th century?, Italian. 263–265 × 186 × c. 22–23 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.