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Manuscript and Nuremberg Chronicle Leaves, Four.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
568
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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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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Keywords

Christus factus est, Epistle to the Philippians, Hermeneutics, Manuscript, Publishing, Textual criticism, Textual scholarship

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