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Auction 182, Lot 779

"[Missal Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1550 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 13.6 inches
24.9 x 34.5 cm
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A very fine, large leaf with text printed in black and red and one illuminated initial beautifully hand-painted in red, blue, green and gold. The missal is a service book containing the texts necessary for the performance of the Catholic mass (including chants, prayers, and readings), together with ceremonial directions.


Condition: B+

A bright sheet with light soiling and remnants of paper tape along the fore-edge of the sheet on recto.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 4/28/2021