MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 214
Summary Catalogue no.: 19200
Fine initials. (P&A ii. 50, pl. V)
18th century, Italian, a standard binding style for manuscripts from the Cistercian abbey of Morimondo, nr. Milan (cf. MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 212): pasteboards; light reddish-brown leather of poor quality (delaminating), minimally tooled with triple blind lines round edges and vertically near spine, and in cross-hatching on spine; title written in ink on spine, 18th century, by the same hand as on MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 212; fore-edge (only) painted in a regular pattern of large red triangles, perhaps a left-over from a previous binding, as are certainly the holes left on fol. 164 (last leaf of text) by the pins for two former strap-and-pin clasps. 332-335 × 220-223 × c. 70 mm. (book closed).
Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-26: Binding description added.