Auction 127, Lot 841

"[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 6.2 inches
9.7 x 15.7 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals. The text is surrounded by 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: B+

There is some stray green color in the margins that also bleeds into the border on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/25/2009

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