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Auction 184, Lot 782

"[Missal Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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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

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/15/2021

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