MS. Canon. Misc. 105
Summary Catalogue no.: 19581
15th century or earlier (? by the time of the volume’s purchase in 1403, see fol. 1r), Italian?: wood boards, outside corners rounded; brown leather, tooled with blind lines to form diamond shapes linking the bosses; rows of 3++3 star-shaped bosses on each cover, with single central clasp; strap of thick natural-coloured textile (a replacement ?), with metal catch fixing to a large embossed catch-plate; endleaves of palimpsest parchment including erased plainchant, 12th century. Spine enhanced or replaced, with gilt decoration and a gilt red-leather title-label, 18th century, Italian, all re-laid onto a reback of 1945, Bodleian. 170-172 × 125 × c. 26-30 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.