MS. Canon. Liturg. 383
Summary Catalogue no.: 19465
Fine borders on fols. 1–19.
Fine historiated initials on fols. 1–19.
Fine other initials on fols. 1–19. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 396, pl. XXXVIII).
Important miniature by Jean Fouquet (?), fol. 258a.
Historiated borders on fols. 20–438.
Historiated initials on fols. 20–438.
Other initials on fols. 20–438.
Partly in the style of Fouquet, partly imitations by an Italian (?). (Pächt and Alexander i. 720, pl. LVI)
16th century or 17th century?, Italian: wood boards; red velvet, worn, and plain after loss of all metalwork; traces of four broad straps, of four large filigree corner-pieces and of an oval centrepiece (? armorial) over the velvet on each cover; edges gilt, gauffered, somewhat uneven (? after resewing); velvet spine lost. Rebacked in red leather, later 19th century (‘recent’ in 1897), Bodleian. 365–366 × 255–258 × c. 100–105 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (12 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.