Auction 127, Lot 838

"[Lot of 2 - Illustrated Leaves] CXV [and] CCIX",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale…Archiepiscopatus Pragensis ecclsiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Each has a wormhole in the margin, and some minor damp stains.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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