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Fine Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 509

Early Continental single book leaves.

Collection of early single book leaves.-

Book of Hours,

single vellum hand-illuminated leaf done under the influence of The Master of the Eschevinage de Rouen, enhanced with brown gall ink, colour tempera and gold, c. 164 x 116mm., [Northern France, Paris or Rouen, c. 1450] § Schedel (Hartmann) Liber Chronicarum, 2 separate printed leaves, Foliii XXII & LXIX, woodcuts by Michael Wohegemut and Willhelm Pleydenwurff, 4to., [Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493] § Book of Hours, printed single vellum leaf hand-illuminated in colour and gold, prepared by Simon Vostre for Nicolas Higman, c. 185 x 118mm., [Philippe Pigouchet, Paris, 1512] § Palatine Bible (Lutheran text) ‘Joshua with soldiers’, single printed leaf with woodcut, sm. folio, [Sigmund Feyerabund, David Zephelium and Johann Rashen: Frankfurt, 1561] § ‘Black Monk, Bogarden’, Lonicer (J.A.) Order’ Stand u. Orden der h.Romischen Catholischen Kirchen’, single printed leaf, woodcut illustration by Jost Amman, later colour wash, sm. 4to., [Feyerabend, Frankfurt, 1585], plus 2 further engraved illustrations Ancient ships, c. 1840 & Architecture types of huts etc., 1773. v.s. (7)

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