MS. Canon. Liturg. 395
Summary Catalogue no.: 19475
Fine historiated borders.
Very damaged. (P&A 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.