A Mystic Collection: Early Books
Missale Romanum. Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, 1484. Quarto, 256 leaves, including two blanks, printed in gothic type in two columns, red and black throughout, with some initials printed in red, some supplied by hand; bound in full contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, with vining and flower tools in blind, brass corner pieces and catches, lacking clasps, later label on spine, some worming; 16th century ownership inscription of the Monastery of St. Augustine in Wurzburg at top of first page of text; bookplate of Reverend E.H. Wainwright inside front board; small bookseller's ticket of J. Leslie, London; Reverend William Maskell's signature on ffep; William Evans's blindstamp in ffep; ex libris Eric Sexton (Sexton 163); 8 1/4 x 6 in.
[pi]8 (pi1 & 8) blank and present, [a-z8, aa-hh8].
Goff M697; HC 11384*; Pr 2259; BMC II 467; BSB-Ink M-462; GW M23969.
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