MS. Canon. Misc. 61
Summary Catalogue no.: 19537
16th century?, Italian: pasteboards; sewing on four thick split cords of tawed leather, perhaps preserved from a previous binding; brown leather (worn) with elaborate blind tooling, each cover divided into four small panels with centrepieces; cross-hatching on spine (part lost); traces of four pairs of lost ties, probably twists of tawed leather; edges stained blue; paste-downs from fragments of Justinian’s Digest, 14th century, Italian (visible text Lib. XII Tit. IV.9-V.1) and Cicero’s De officiis, 15th century, Italian? (visible text Bk. I.IV.10-V.16). 248-250 × 180-181 × c. 35-38 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.