Auction 90, Lot 386

"Printed Book of Hours leaf",

Subject: Bokk of Hours

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals in red and gold. 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. Small flaw in vellum else very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/15/2000

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