Auction 115, Lot 779

"[Illuminated Leaf]",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale…Archiepiscopatus Pragensis ecclsiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.2 x 12 inches
20.8 x 30.5 cm

An original leaf from this rare book containing the office of the Catholic Mass. Printed on both sides in red and black ink. One side contains an eight-line historiated initial in the style of medieval illuminated manuscripts. This leaf is a nice example of early printing and Gothic woodcut illustration.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006

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