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Handsome Missal Leaf with Text from Christmas Eve Mass ex Otto F. Ege

Elegant German Missal. Single folio on vellum. Germany, ca. 1475: 370 mm x 277 mm (justification 248 mm x 174 mm). Double column, 35 lines. Ruled in diluted ink, and written in a bold Gothic script. Some instructions to the rubricator in plummet. Decoration: multi-line initials in red or blue; capitals touched in red; running heads in red; rubricated. Provenance: Collection of Otto F. Ege; see S. Gwara, Otto Ege’s Manuscripts, (Cayce, SC, 2013), HL 33; collection of William Chmurny (d. 2013). Condition: excellent, except for very trivial cockling, a minor vellum repair made during manufacture, and evidence of hinges at top and sides.

Price: 450