MS. Canon. Misc. 336
Summary Catalogue no.: 19812
15th century, late, or 16th century (as MS., Croatian or Italian?): wood boards, narrow inside tooled bevel; reddish-brown leather, tooled with blind quintuple lines, blind and gilt floral stamps, and a small circular gilt centrepiece with ‘yh’s’ monogram on each cover; spine cross-hatched with blind lines; four clasps (three surviving), with straps of similar leather. Spine repaired with new leather and inside joints strengthened, 20th century?, Bodleian. 225–8 × 153–5 × c. 15 mm. (book closed). The text was later adapted for the Convento di Sant’Andrea on Rab Island (Arbe), off the Croatian coast, but perhaps first made and bound for the Benedictine nuns of St. Mary’s, Zadar, on the mainland.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.