MS. Canon. Liturg. 378
Summary Catalogue no.: 19461
Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).
Fine historiated initials.
Fine other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 688, pl. LXVII).
16th century, late, or 17th century, Italian (MS. made for the Garegnano Charterhouse nr. Milan), not the first binding as illuminations and a 16th-century table (fol. 221r) are trimmed: wood boards, rounded outside bevel; brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines and with indistinct small centrepieces of a Virgin and Child on crescent moon, in an upright oval within floral tooling; spine lost; traces of two fore-edge clasps with broad straps (lost), perhaps of brown leather on a whiter core, and of 4+1 lost bosses with scalloped edges on each cover, the central bosses once obscuring the centrepieces; edges plain. Perhaps modified later, before reback dated 1958, Bodleian. 345–347 × 233–236 × c. 83–85 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (30 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.