Auction 90, Lot 385

"Printed Book of Hours leaf",

Subject: Book of Hours

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with an illuminated capitals. The text is surrounded by fully colored elaborate scenes, which are iron engravings including a vignette portrait of a scholar in the text. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530. Bit of green color in the margin, else fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/15/2000

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