Auction 90, Lot 384

"CXXVII",

Subject: Printed leaf

Period: 1507 (published)

Publication: Missale…Archiespiscopatus Pragensis Ecclesiae

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Size:
8 x 12 inches
20.3 x 30.5 cm

This leaf is from a very rare book containing the office of the Catholic Mass. It is printed on fine hand-laid paper in red and black ink. One side includes a woodblock illustration of a king praying and the face of God appearing in the clouds above. An exceedingly early example of fine printing and Gothic woodblock illustration.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/15/2000

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