MS. Canon. Misc. 182
Summary Catalogue no.: 19658
Fine historiated initials. (P&A ii. 427, pl. XLII)
Italian, 15th century (as MS.): wood boards with narrow inside bevel; light brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines and strapwork, spine cross-hatched with triple lines and dots; remains of two clasps with lost brown-leather straps; decorative metal centrepiece and four corner-pieces on each cover, mostly intact, incorporating small bosses and protruding studs at outside edges; on back cover, traces of a parchment label and its metal holder at upper centre, and of a lost chain-staple at foot near centre; edges plain. 257-259 × c. 177 × c. 39-42 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.