MS. Canon. Misc. 409
Summary Catalogue no.: 19885
Fine initials (partly unfinished). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 143).
Added fine border, Venice, 15th century, end. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 573, pl. LIV)
15th century, late, Italian (MS. bequeathed by Nicoleto Vernia (d. 1499) to the canons of S. Bartolomeo, Vicenza): wood boards, inside bevel; brown leather, blind-tooled with multiple lines, stamps and strapwork; remains of four clasps with lost brown-leather straps, of originally four brass corner-pieces and one centrepiece all with boss-like extrusions on each cover, and of a lost chain-staple at foot of lower cover. Rebacked (losing spine and inside corner-pieces) in lighter brown leather with gilt lines and gilt red-leather label, new endleaves of plain paper, 18th century, Italian. c. 357–358 × c. 245–248 × c. 45–48 mm. (book closed). The inside corner-pieces were transferred to the 18th-century binding of MS. Canon. Liturg. 333.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.