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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    Martyrologium. [Strassburg: Johann Prüss], 8 February 1499. Small 4° (180 x 132mm). 133 leaves only (of 134, lacking final blank), 35 lines & headline, gothic type, large woodcut on title, another on verso, first two initials illuminated, the first in gilt, red, and grey, the second in gilt (title and first 2 leaves of register defective with loss of text and illustration, following 3 leaves with repaired margins, waterstained throughout, upper margin cropped, a little soiled). 19th-century half calf (worn). Provenance: The property of a religious institution. BMC I 124; Goff M339; HC 10873*.

    Price Realised  

    Martyrologium. [Strassburg: Johann Prüss], 8 February 1499. Small 4° (180 x 132mm). 133 leaves only (of 134, lacking final blank), 35 lines & headline, gothic type, large woodcut on title, another on verso, first two initials illuminated, the first in gilt, red, and grey, the second in gilt (title and first 2 leaves of register defective with loss of text and illustration, following 3 leaves with repaired margins, waterstained throughout, upper margin cropped, a little soiled). 19th-century half calf (worn). Provenance: The property of a religious institution. BMC I 124; Goff M339; HC 10873*.


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