Auction 117, Lot 868

"[Book of Hours leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

3.8 x 6.2 inches
9.7 x 15.7 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals. The text is surrounded by fully colored elaborate scenes, which are iron engravings. This is from the prayers for Terce. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530.


Condition: B

There is a little stray color into one corner.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006