Summary Catalogue no.: 19128
Composite: two parts
15th century, second half, Italian: wood boards; brown leather, tooled with blind lines and stamps in an all-over strapwork design; spine cross-hatched with double lines; traces of two clasps with leather straps running to scallop-shell shaped catch-plates, all lost. Endleaves of carta bassanese and gilt red-leather title-label added, 18th century, Italian, for Jacopo Soranzo (= Sor. 843 in quarto). 269–270 × c. 185 × c. 30–32 mm. (book closed).
MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 142 – Part 1
Fine initial. (P&A ii. 259, pl. XXIII)
Origin: 15th century, middle
; Italian, Central (?)
MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 142 – Part 2
abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens
, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Part 1: decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970). Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-26: Binding description added.