MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 213
Summary Catalogue no.: 19199
18th century, Italian, a standard binding style for manuscripts from the Cistercian abbey of Chiaravalle della Colomba nr. Piacenza (cf. MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 209): wood boards with large squares; light brown leather of poor quality (delaminating), no tooling on covers; bands crudely nailed onto the outside boards under the leather and minimally outlined on spine with blind lines; faint traces of ink title mostly torn away at top of spine; edges stained pinkish red (faded). A back flyleaf (fol. 183) was the paste-down of an earlier binding. c. 355 × c. 223–225 × c. 68 mm. (book closed).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-26: Binding description added.