Auction 351 Bibliography - Typography - Fine Printing - Private Presses

BOOK ILLUSTRATION -- HORAE BEATAE MARIAE VIRGINIS. Paris, c. 1508. 1 leaf from a book of hours, printed on vellum, w. handcold. initials. 155 x 100 mm. Hinged to mount, under passepartout.

The charming woodcut (123 x 77 mm) shows Bathsheba bathing in a fountain surrounded by four servants, King David watching. On the back side several metal cut borders containing biblical scenes and prophets. In fine condition.

€ 70

result € 220

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