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Auction 95, Lot 394

"[Manuscript Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscript

Period: 1600 (circa)



14.8 x 21.2 inches
37.6 x 53.8 cm
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A large vellum leaf from a missal, or book containing all the prayers and responses necessary for celebrating the Roman Catholic mass throughout the year. The word missal is derived from the Latin word missa, or mass. Written in black & red with intricately designed large initials on both sides in red and blue.


Condition: B

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/13/2001