MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 211
Summary Catalogue no.: 19197
Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 403, pl. XXXIX)
Fine initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 403, pl. XXXIX)
15th century, third quarter, Italian (as MS., after text 2’s composition c. 1458–60): wood boards; red leather, tooled with blind lines and strapwork; spine cross-hatched, with dots; traces of four clasps with leather straps, of four corner-pieces and a large diamond-shaped metal centrepiece on each cover, and (back cover) of a rectangular label-holder at upper centre and a chain-staple at lower edge: all these metal fittings (which partly obscured the strapwork) now lost. 365–369 × 247–249 × c. 40–42 mm. (book closed).
Provenance and Acquisition
Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
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Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-26: Binding description added.