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Auction 92, Lot 446

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Vostre, Simon

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1510 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours


4.5 x 7.3 inches
11.4 x 18.5 cm
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Vellum leaf with part of the Office of the Dead, which is graphically depicting in the surrounding engravings. The recto includes "Ego sum surrectio et vita qui credit in…" (I am the resurrection and life, who believes in me...), and part of Psalm 141 (142 in the King James version). The verso contains Psalm 145-146. The leaf has 14 initials executed in red, blue and gold.


Condition: A

Engraving are particularly crisp. There are a couple of very tiny spots, but overall very good condition.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/13/2000