MS. Canon. Misc. 496
Summary Catalogue no.: 19972
Fine historiated initials.
Fine other initials (mutilated). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 113, pl. XI)
14th century, beginning, Italian (as MS., an outsize, university volume): wood boards; dark, reddish-brown leather, undecorated; remains of four clasps (one at the top preserving a brown leather strap and metal tip with worn floral pattern) and of 4+1 small round flat bosses on each cover, one surviving; two small fragments from a liturgical MS., 13th or 14th century, used as liners at inside back cover. Paper spine-label with ink title, added ?18th century or earlier; paper flyleaves added, 20th century. 497–500 × 306–7 × c. 87–8 mm.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.