MS. Canon. Misc. 9
Summary Catalogue no.: 19485
15th century, Italian (as MS., 1426, Venice): wood boards, cushion bevel; brown leather, blind diagonal lines forming an overall diamond pattern on each cover, integrated with three rows of round bosses, all lost; remains of a central clasp with red textile strap, lost; original spine lost; endleaves are scrap from a large 12th-century Latin bible (Chronicles I cap. 23–6); title boldly written in ink at top of back cover, 15th century (cf. MS. Canon. Misc. 25); traces of lost label-holder at top centre of front cover, with a later ink title. Rebacked and repaired 1957, Bodleian. 213 × 146–147 × c. 24 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-09-14: Binding description added.