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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
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16-17 Pall Mall
St James’S
London
SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
Western Manuscripts and Miniatures

Auction dates
Jul 02, 2019 10:30 AM BST
Viewing dates
Jun 28, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM BST
Jun 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Jun 30, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Jul 01, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM BST
Jul 02, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
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There are 100 lots within this auction
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Brand
Item Type
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The Nativity, full-page miniature on a leaf from an illuminated Book of Hours
5,600 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Large fragment of a leaf from Hildegard of Bingen, Explanatio Symboli Sancti Athanasii
22,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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St. Clare of Assisi holding a monstrance before the Virgin and Child
1,500 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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The Ascension of Christ in a large initial on a leaf from an illuminated manuscript choirbook
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Leaf from a codex, with short accounts of a soul released from purgatory by a priest saying mass
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Cutting from a manuscript, probably a choirbook, with the Virgin and Child in a wreath
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ovid, Metamorphoses, with an account of a witch’s potion to raise a man from the dead
3,200 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Two large leaves from a three-column Hebrew Bible, manuscripts on parchment
5,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Orthodox Breviary, in Arabic on Western paper, decorated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Collection of Homilies with the Life of St. Basil the Great, in Church Slavonic
800 GBP
800 - 1,000 GBP
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Ɵ Homilies of John Chrysostom, Hippolytus of Rome and others
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Small archive of correspondence from the Gran Duchy of Tuscany concerning slaves
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Playbill for anti-Semitic theatrical performance, in Italian, manuscript on paper
280 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Goffredus de Trano, Summa super rubricis decretalium and Iohannes de Deo
40,000 GBP
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Ɵ The Myrowr of Recluses, a Middle English translation of the Speculum Inclusorum
135,000 GBP
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
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Ɵ Franciscan devotional compendium, in Latin with short Middle English marginalia
0 GBP
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Ɵ Walter Burley, Commentaries on Aristotle, De Physica, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Ɵ Persius, Satires, a Renaissance scholar’s copy with numerous marginal additions, in Latin verse
19,000 GBP
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Ɵ Guido da Pisa, La Fiorita d’Italia, with frequent citations of the works of Dante Alighieri
20,000 GBP
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Ɵ Collection of Sibyllic prophesies, some apocalyptic and concerning the coming of the Antichrist
6,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Breviary, most probably for use by a Franciscan nun, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Ɵ Commentary on the New Testament (perhaps by a Ludolphus, evidently unrecorded)
30,000 GBP
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Ɵ Augustinian Monastic Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Breviary, of Dominican Use, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
15,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
8,500 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Miniature Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, opulently illuminated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Ɵ Pocket monastic choirbook, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
3,000 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Simon Gattula, Confessionale Pro Reverendissimo Episcopo Venusino Confessionale
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Oratione devotissima ad excitare la contricione del core, in Venetian Italian
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ Prayerbook, in Middle Low German, probably made for female monastic use, manuscript on paper
6,200 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ The Prayerbook of Jørgen Quitzow, in Renaissance Danish and German
7,500 GBP
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Ɵ Gargantuan Antiphoner, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment in its contemporary binding
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Records of people investigated or punished by the Sienese Inquisitor for the years
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Two volumes containing collections of mottos and notes on ethics
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Metoposcapia, the divination of a person’s personality and destiny
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Scholarly compendium including numerous Classical works
750 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Arithmetique, calligraphic manual on the practical applications of the subject, in French
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Lorenzo Ignacio Tiulen, La Rebelion de los Animales contra los Hombres
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Giovanni Battista Raimondo de Silva, Amori Stravaganti, or “Vita di Anna Bolena”, in Italian
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Lorenzo Costanza, Storia della Chiesa D’Ingilterra, an account of the origins
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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