MS. Canon. Liturg. 378
Summary Catalogue no.: 19461
Fine historiated initials.
Fine other initials. (P&A 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.