Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 421

"Illuminated leaf",

Subject: Incunabula

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn


4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with an illuminated capital 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.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/14/2000