Maggs Bros Ltd

Full leaf from a Missal. Germany, c. 1200-

MISSAL  (1250.)

£300.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

3 two-line initials in red, one-line initials and headings also in red.Size of leaf: 247 x 178mm. 21 lines of gothic text.

The recto contains mass for Saints Praxedes (feast day: 21 July) and Mary Magdalene (22 July), and the verso continues the mass for Saint Mary Magdalene (22 July) and ends in a collect (brief prayer) naming Saint Apollinaris (23 July). Used in a binding in a 17th century manuscript with date 1622 on recto, hence a litle stained, creases in margins, and a few small holes. In small black folder.

Stock Code: 35318