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Auction 99, Lot 589

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Luc Antonio Giunta

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1520 (published)

Publication: Pontificale secundum ritus sacrosancte Romanae ecclesie

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 13.5 inches
24.1 x 34.3 cm

A fine leaf from this liturgical book that contains the rites for the performance of Episcopal functions. It is printed in red and black ink, in two columns. The recto includes a beautifully illuminated, five-line initial in red, blue, white and gold. In the text is a woodblock illustration of the pope receiving a visitor.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2002