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Auction 91, Lot 422

"Printed Book of Hours leaf",

Subject: Incunabula

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type. The text is surrounded by fully colored elaborate scenes, which are iron engravings. The text is further decorated with a vignette portrait and illuminated capitals on one side. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/14/2000