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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum. Venice: Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1484. Octavo, printed in red and black in two columns throughout in two gothic fonts the smaller of which reportedly used by Frankfordia only in this book; musical staves printed, the notes added by hand, 296 of 298 leaves (lacking two blanks in first quire); many initials supplied in red and blue with penwork, some elaborate, illustrated with full-page woodcut of the crucifixion with contemporary hand-coloring and penwork frame; bound in contemporary wooden boards with old catches, clasps lacking, clasping from front board to back board, suggesting an English binding, with manuscript waste paste downs and extensive manuscript notes on the final free endleaf, rebacked, some marginal damp staining some blue initials smudged with offsetting; first leaf repaired with loss of text, 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.

[pi]12 (lacking leaves 1 and 14, blanks), a-y8, A-M8, N12 (N12 likely integral blank present).
HC 11291*; GfT 1713; Sander 4712; Weale-Boh 1817; Pell Ms 8109 (8039); CIBN M-399; IGI VI 6577-A; IDL 3241; Polain (B) 2727; IBP 3795; Borm 1861; Voull (B) 4026,20; Pr 4800; BMC V 335; BSB-Ink M-443; GW M24169.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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