MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 158
Summary Catalogue no.: 19144
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 513)
13th century, early, for Cistercian abbey of Sambucina, Calabria (as MS., its scribe named on back paste-down): wood boards, flush with textblock; brown leather, each cover blind-tooled with single or double lines in lozenge shapes to link lines of 3+5+3+5+3 small circular bosses, all lost; 4+6+4 studs on the edge of each board, some surviving; two clasps with leather straps, all lost; spine cross-hatched with single blind lines and added gilt horizontals. Gilt green-leather title label and (?) leather repairs, 18th century, Italian; spine re-laid over new reback, 20th century, Bodleian. c. 373–375 × c. 240–242 × c. 62–65 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (11 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-26: Binding description revised.