MS. Canon. Liturg. 395
Summary Catalogue no.: 19475
Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).
Fine historiated borders.
Very damaged. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 770, pl. LXXIII)
15th century, early, Dalmatian coast? (as MS., made for Trogir Cathedral): wood boards, rounded bevel and corners; rough dark-brown leather, undecorated; two damaged strap-and-pin fastenings with thick leather straps (probably replacements, the lower with remains of a metal tip), running from front cover fore-edge to double pins at back; traces of a label-holder with eight nails at lower right of front board; edges plain (distorted by fire/water, and discoloured); front paste-down is a Missal fragment, 14th century, Italian-style script.
Damaged through heavy and prolonged use, into the 18th century when the textblock was massively repaired; rebacked and edges restored with leather, later 19th century, Bodleian. c. 410 × 270 × c. 125–130 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.