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Auction 94, Lot 459

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 6.9 inches
10.7 x 17.5 cm
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Beautiful and unusual vellum leaf. Printed on both sides with Gothic textura type. Surrounding the text are fully colored engraved scenes including Herod's daughter holding the head of John the Baptist on her sword.


Condition: A

Some green color in margin, which would be covered with matting.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/7/2001