MS. Canon. Misc. 409
Summary Catalogue no.: 19885
Fine initials (partly unfinished). (P&A ii. 143).
Added fine border, Venice, 15th century, end. (P&A 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.