MS. Canon. Liturg. 353
Summary Catalogue no.: 19439
Good historiated initials.
Good other initials. (P&A ii. 678)
15th century, Italian, Venice? (as MS., 1462, Brescia, ? corrected at Venice): wood boards; light brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines, stamps and strapwork; spine original, cross-hatched with blind triple lines and a small flower stamp; traces of four strap-and-pin clasps running from grooves at front-cover edges to pins at back, all lost; edges plain. Gilt red-leather spine-label and lettering added, 18th century, Italian; spine, corners and covers clumsily repaired in similar leather, 18th century (Italian) or 19th century (Bodleian). 302–5 × 210–14 × c. 102–6 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.