Auction 102, Lot 572

"Missale - CLXXXIX", Anon.

Subject: Incunabula

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale … Archiespiscopatus Pragensis Ecclesiae

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Size:
8 x 10 inches
20.3 x 25.4 cm

The following lots are printed leaves from Missale…Archiefpiscopatus Pragensis Ecclesiae, published in Venice in 1507. Each is on a 12" x 8" sheet of fine hand-laid paper, printed in red and black ink. They are from a very rare book containing the office of the Catholic Mass and are exceedingly rare examples of fine printing and Gothic woodblock illustrations.

Printed on fine hand-laid paper with black and red ink. One side containing a large, eight-line woodblock illustration of Saint Sebastian being martyred.

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Condition: A

Minor stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 3/5/2003

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