Auction 114, Lot 713

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvom

Color: Hand Color

3.7 x 6.2 inches
9.4 x 15.7 cm

Fine example of a printed vellum leaf from the transitional period between manuscript and printing. Printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals in red, blue and gold on both sides. The text is surrounded by elaborate scenes which are iron engravings. The recto contains the traditional miniature scene that complements the prayers in that section.


Condition: A

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/1/2006