CANON MISSAE. (Facsimile of the 1458 Fust and Schoeffer edition printed with Gutenberg's types). Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer.

CANON MISSAE. (Facsimile of the 1458 Fust and Schoeffer edition printed with Gutenberg's types)

[Leipzig: Otto Harrasowitz, 1940]. Facsimile. Folio, vellum spine and cream boards; [28] pp., 1 full-page illustration, text printed in black, red, and blue, with many decorative initial letters. Slight wear to covers, about fine. Near fine. Item #21680

Diesen von Fust und Schöffer mit Typen Gutenbergs in drei Farben gedruckten Canon missae hat die Gutenberg-Gesellschaft in Mainz als Festgabe zur 500-Jahr-Feier der Druckkunst im Jahre 1940 om Typendruck neu herstellen lassen.(Colophon). This copy with presentation label to front pastedown, to Herrn Christian Adalbert Kupferberg, dated Mainz, 1 April, 1944, signed by Oberburgermeister (?). Christian Adelbert Kupferberg, senior (1824-1876) founded the sparkling wine cellars that bore his name in 1850.

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