Auction 123, Lot 838

"[Book of Hours Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

Size:
3.8 x 6 inches
9.7 x 15.2 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. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530.

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Condition: A

Minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/20/2008

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