11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender
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Manuscript and Nuremberg Chronicle Leaves, Four.

$2,091$1,700
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Manuscript and Nuremberg Chronicle Leaves, Four. Finely decorated parchment manuscript leaf from a Latin gradual containing text from Christus factus est, taken from Saint Paul's Epistle to the Philippians, text in two columns with marginal decorations painted in green, pink, red, blue, and gold, 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.; leaf 149 from an uncolored Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, featuring a woodcut of the crucifixion; and two large parchment missal leaves with five-bar musical staves and ornately rendered initials in red and blue, sizes vary. (4)
Estimate $200-300


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