Auction 95, Lot 402

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1526 (published)

Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.4 x 6.9 inches
11.2 x 17.5 cm

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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/13/2001

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