Lot 313: Missal



2015-07-08 11:47:07

Lot 313: Missal. Proprium Officium Defuntorum, Ad Vesperas Ana, Spain, 1651, sixty-six vellum leaves, Latin text in gothic rotunda script in dark brown and red ink, large initials in red and blue, musical notation in black ink on red staves, with four line Spanish inscription at foot of title: 'En este libro se escrivio el placebo e invitatorio laudes De Defunctos y en quaderno de nuevo acosta se soror Ana de Acosta siendo Vicaria de loro Ano del Senor de 1651', some discolouration and old repairs, contemporary blind decorated full sheep over wooden boards, with five brass bosses to each cover (one lacking), original brass clasp in working order, rubbed and slight wear to extremities, folio, 41 x 29cm (16 x 11.25ins) (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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