Apr 23, 2007 - Sale 2111

Sale 2111 - Lot 171

Price Realized: $ 7,800
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
(CATHOLIC LITURGY.) [Office of the Dead with Penitential Psalms and Litany.] manuscript in latin with text written in Gothic script in black ink on 15 lines and music for antiphons on 4-line staves in red with square notation in black, recto and verso, on vellum. 3 divisional initials in blue with penwork decoration, smaller initials in red, blue, and black in varying sizes throughout. 82 leaves. 134x112 mm, old blind-ruled calf over wooden boards with brass catches and clasps, joints worn, top of spine chipped; scattered words oxidized with resulting small holes. Germany, later 15th/early 16th century