Auction 117, Lot 865

"[Illuminated Leaf]",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale…Archiepiscopatus Pragensis ecclsiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 12 inches
20.3 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 a five-line, figural historiated initial D 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

Very good with tiny bit of hinge residue in one blank margin.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/6/2006

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