Catalog Archive
Auction 123, Lot 835

"[Lot of 2 - Illustrated Leaves] CCXVI [and] CCXVII",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale…Archiepiscopatus Pragensis ecclsiae

Color: Hand Color

7 x 10 inches
17.8 x 25.4 cm

This pair of original leaves is from a rare book containing the office of the Catholic Mass. This book was published during the period of transition from manuscript to printing. Printed on both sides in red and black ink and decorated with historiated initials containing Gothic woodcut illustrations of various saints.


Condition: B+

There is a faint manuscript ink notation in the upper margin and a light damp stain on one leaf.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008