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.

Price: $225.00

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