Missale Magdeburgense. [Incunabulum]. Moritz Brandis, Printer.

Missale Magdeburgense. [Incunabulum]

Magdeburg: Moritz Brandis, 1497. Folio volume containing 22 tipped-in leaves (365 x 230 mm on avereage)and portions of leaves. Printed in red and black. Modern half leather spine, brown boards.

On the fly-leaf is a neatly written manuscript entry by Wilfred Merton (Richmond, Surrey, 1915) , describing how he assembled these leaves "from the bindings of a dilapidated and imperfect copy of Etienne's Theasurus Graecae Linguae. Goff & Supplement: M-673 list two copies - an incomplete one at the Huntington Library, and another at [HPK]. The fragments are carefully assembled and tipped-in between protective leaves. Very rare.

This copy sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc., San Francisco, most likely early 1990's.
Copinger 4160; Proctor 2762; Alès 91. Item #51-0714

Price: $5,500.00

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