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Lot 18: Antiphoner.- manuscript on vellum, 110ff., in original binding, Spain, early 16th century.
November 15, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Antiphoner.- manuscript in Latin on vellum, Spain, early 16th century. 110ff. only (of 111, lacking fol. lxv), text written in black and red, most leaves with music on 5 4-line red staves, bar lines in yellow, numerous single-stave initials in red, blue and yellow, occasionally in green, a few larger 2-stave initials in red and blue, some with decorative pen-work in the other colour, foliation in red in upper right corner, many leaves yellowed, some staining, a few repairs, the old ones with stitching, more recent with sellotape, a few pieces of vellum replaced or repaired, contemporary reversed calf over wooden boards, gilt metal corner- and side-pieces, covers each with 5 bosses (4 near corners and one central), covers rather worn and with some worming, lacking clasps, spine repaired, elephant folio (825 x 560mm.), [Spain, early 16th century]. ⁂ A typically monumental antiphoner in original binding.
Notes: Category: Western And Medieval Manuscripts