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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
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SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
Western Manuscripts and Miniatures

Auction dates
02 Jul 2019 10:30 BST
Viewing dates
28 Jun 2019 09:30 - 17:30 BST
29 Jun 2019 11:00 - 16:00 BST
30 Jun 2019 11:00 - 16:00 BST
01 Jul 2019 09:30 - 17:30 BST
02 Jul 2019 09:30 - 12:00 BST
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 %
Online commission
5 %
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There are 100 lots within this auction
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Brand
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Leaf from a very large copy of the Acta Sanctorum
4,800 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Two leaves from a copy of Seneca the younger, Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, in Latin
1,700 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Bifolium from a large decorated manuscript of Ovid, Heroides, in Latin elegiac verse couplets
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Plautus, Amphitryon, in Latin verse, bifolium from a fine humanist manuscript on parchment
4,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Cuttings from a Romanesque copy of Priscian, Institutiones Grammaticae
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Magister Rufinus, Summa decretorum, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Fragment from a monumental Lectionary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Eight large fragments from a Romanesque Passional, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Romanesque Bible, with large initial, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
1,200 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Bifolium from a copy of Peter Lombard, Magna Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli
800 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Leaf from a Glossed Bible from the medieval library of Cambron Abbey, in Latin
2,400 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Two bifolia from a philosophical text citing Aristotle, De Anima
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Leaves from an English pocket Bible, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [England (probably Oxford)
400 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaves from an English pocket Bible with a human drollery and a large illuminated initial, in Latin
1,300 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Six leaves from pocket Bibles and a related university text, in Latin
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Leaf from a Psalter, with extremely large illuminated initials, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Bifolium from a Cistercian Breviary, in Latin, illuminated manuscript in Latin on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaf from an early Book of Hours, with a yellow rabbit, in Latin, illuminated manuscript
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Leaf from a Gratian, Decretum, with gloss, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
950 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Leaves from an extremely large codex of John of Freiburg, Summa confessorum
1,100 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaf from a theological commentary with alphabetical entries
600 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Bifolium from an illuminated Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [Italy (perhaps Milan)
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Three bifolia from a gargantuan Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
300 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Choirbook leaf with a delicately painted initial, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
950 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Large decorated initial from a manuscript Antiphoner
750 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Leaf from a Missal, Dominican Use, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaf from an opulently illuminated Book of Hours, in Latin, on parchment [France (Paris), c. 1430]
650 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Leaf from an illuminated Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
700 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Frontispiece of a Commission of Leonardo Loredan, doge of Venice
1,300 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Small cutting of French verse, reused as a frisket in sixteenth century, manuscript on parchment
380 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Part of a bifolium from a didactic theological text, in Middle High German
750 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Royal diploma of King Enrique II of Castile, for a Don Sancho concerning rights in Aranda de Duero
7,000 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Collection of leaves from liturgical codices, in Latin, manuscripts on parchment
280 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Large teaching collection of leaves from medieval manuscripts and charters
650 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Two endleaves from early printed books, with numerous manuscript additions, in Latin
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Twenty cuttings with penwork initials from a choirbook, in Latin, manuscripts on parchment
550 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Animal initial with a bear and a griffon, from a monumental illuminated manuscript Bible, in Latin
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Animal initial with two dogs, from a monumental illuminated manuscript Bible, in Latin on parchment
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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A skilfully painted Bull, on a leaf from an illuminated Bible manuscript on parchment
650 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Emperor Justinianus as an enthroned king handing his lawcodes to two young men
4,800 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Two large miniatures with the Virgin and Child seated in a walled garden and in a hilly landscape
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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The Virgin within a mandorla, adored by angels, on a leaf from an illuminated Book of Hours
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Collection of small miniatures from Books of Hours, and initials from another codex
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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The Annunciation to the Shepherds, on a leaf from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript in Latin
2,200 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Job in bed displaying his skin afflictions, on a leaf from a manuscript Antiphoner on parchment
16,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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The Priest Zacharias, father of John the Baptist, as he recovers the power of speech
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Large initial enclosing foliage, on a cutting from an illuminated choirbook, on parchment
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Pentecost in a finely illuminated historiated initial, on a cutting most probably from a choirbook
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Vast illuminated initial ‘I’ on a leaf from a Gradual, illuminated manuscript on parchment
800 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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A courtier and a griffon inside the body of an initial on a leaf from an Antiphoner
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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St. Anthony of Padua, in a large initial on a leaf from an antiphonal, illuminated manuscript
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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The Annunciation to the Virgin, in an initial on a leaf from a Gradual, manuscript on parchment
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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The Martyrdom of St. Catherine, in an initial on a choirbook leaf, manuscript on parchment
2,500 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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