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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures

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Auction dates
Dec 03, 2019 11:00 AM GMT
Viewing dates
Nov 29, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM GMT
Nov 30, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Dec 01, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Dec 02, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM GMT
Dec 03, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM GMT
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 %
Online commission
5 %
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There are 89 lots within this auction
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The Walton Cicero fragment, with parts of the Verrine Orations, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Leaf from a large Carolingian Passional, with readings for the Feast of St. Appolinaris of Ravenna,
1,900 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Compendium in Canticum Canticorum, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
3,800 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Cutting from a Carolingian Lectionary with remains of a coloured initial,
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Leaf from a very large copy of the Acta Sanctorum, with a monumental decorated initial ‘T’
16,000 GBP
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Leaf from a noted Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on Romanesque parchment
750 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Bifolium from a Lectionary, with a white vine initial, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Augustine of Hippo, Epistolae, in Latin with a single word in garbled Greek, manuscript on parchment
1,500 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Palladius of Cappadocia, Historia Lausiaca, in Latin translation, cutting from a large leaf
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Lectionary leaf, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Small cutting from a noted Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Leaf from a noted Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Cutting from a noted Missal, in Latin, and a leaf from another copy of the same text
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Josephus, Bellum Iudaicum, in Latin translation, a leaf from a decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,800 - 2,200 GBP
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Alexander of Hales, Summa theologica, in Latin, from a large decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Boethius’ commentary on Aristotle, Categoriae, and the same author’s translation of Perihermenias
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Two leaves from a commentary citing Aristotle, Physica and Metaphysica, in Latin
1,300 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Bifolium from a Lectionary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Leaf from a fine Bible, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
500 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Leaf from an illuminated Breviary, most probably produced for use in a cathedral
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Strip cut from an English Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Very large Calendar leaf, perhaps from a Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Leaf from a miniature prayerbook or confessional, with readings from the works of Jean Gerson
300 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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Cicero, De Finibus bonorum et malorum, in Latin, a leaf from a fine humanist manuscript on parchment
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Pliny the Elder, Historia Naturalis, extracts from ‘De Metallis’, in Latin, humanist manuscript
1,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Franciscus Maturantius, De Componendis Versibus Hexametro et Pentametro, in Latin and Greek
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Leaf from a large Breviary with bilingual text in Latin and Old High German, decorated manuscript
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Leaf from the Statuta Synodalia of Cambrai, with a collection of leaves from legal manuscripts
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Wallet binding for documents formed from a bifolium from a legal codex in Latin on parchment
350 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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Collection of legal rulings, in Latin, manuscripts on paper [Italy, fifteenth century]
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Taxes on Corsican wine being transported to Pisa, in Latin, manuscript on paper
1,000 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Collection of small cuttings from Biblical and liturgical manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment
380 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of fragments from medieval manuscripts, all in Latin and on parchment
700 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Ɵ Leaves from a Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [Germany, mid-fifteenth century]
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1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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St. Catherine of Alexandria with a kneeling Dominican nun before her
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1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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A human-headed drollery in a stove-pipe hat, holding a book
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Cato the Elder lecturing to Scipio Africanus and Gaius Laelius Sapiens, large miniature on parchment
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Gideon and his fleece, miniature from the Gradual of Ferdinand and Isabella, illuminated manuscript
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Grant issued by Tescelinus abbot of the monastery of Ferrières, to Ada, in Latin
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Two charters issued for properties in the parish of St. Mary, Sandwich, in Latin
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of medieval charters, all in Latin, manuscript documents on parchment
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Charter of Joanna, widow of Walter Chasteleyn of Leckhampsted in favour of Thomas Wodewarde
280 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Charter of Johannes Hanyghest and his wife Alice for Johannes Gyldeford of ‘Eghethorn’,
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Grant of John Walker, vicar of “Bocton Manchensey” (Boughton Monchelsea, Kent)
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Large Tudor arbitration settlement, resolving the “stryffe & debate …
220 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Charter issued by Landulphus, deacon of the church of San Nicholas at the Mamertine Prison in Rome
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Doctoral diploma issued by the University of Bologna, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
3,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Conveyance of the title and privileges of the Priore d’Urbino granted by Ferdinand Medici
3,200 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Bifolium from a Venetian dogale dated 1603, and an associated leaf, in Latin and Italian
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Charter of Louis XIV of France for the Comte de la Rocheguyon, signed by the monarch himself
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Accounts of Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully for 1611-1614
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Charter issued by Archbishop Sigismund of Salzburg, in German, manuscript on parchment
700 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Grant of arms in the name of Emperor Rudolf II to Hieronymus Radler
900 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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