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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
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St James’S
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SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
Western Manuscripts and Miniatures

PLEASE NOTE, to make this auction as accessible and straightforward as possible for our clients, this sale will now start at 11.00am (and not 10.30am)

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
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There are 89 lots within this auction
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Brand
Item Type
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Calligraphic charter illustrated with hunting scenes, issued by Frederick the Great
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Lengthy inventory of a Brabant archive, arranging entries according to alphabetised subjects
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Record of the sale of properties by Michael Chlainsweindl (doubtless a Jew)
1,400 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Two leaves from eastern Christian manuals, one on apparent Venetian or Greek paper
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Leaf from a large Lectionary, in Coptic with a few Arabic characters, manuscript on paper
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Mashtots (rituale), in Armenian, decorated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Ɵ Theotokarion, the readings and chants for the Divine Services dedicated to Virgin Mary Theotokos
12,000 GBP
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Ɵ Decretals of Gregory IX, or ‘Liber Extra’, with commentary of Raymond Peñafort
18,000 GBP
18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Ɵ Franciscan Rule, with associated texts, in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper
11,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ Pliny the Elder, Historia naturalis, in the epitome of Ludovicus de Guastis
0 GBP
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Ɵ The Barbarigo Orosius, containing the Historia Adversus Paganos Libri VII, in Latin
0 GBP
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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Ɵ Nicolas d'Osimo, Quadriga Spirituale, in Italian, decorated manuscript on paper
18,000 GBP
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Ɵ Johannes de Andrea, Lectura super arboris consanguinitatis et affinitatis
2,400 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Petrus de Abanus, Tractato de li Veneni, a medical work on poisons, in Italian
0 GBP
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Niccolo Sagundino, Ad serenissimum principem, an eyewitness account of the Fall of Constantinople
18,000 GBP
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Ornately tooled carrying case, probably for a ledger, made up from manuscript leaves
13,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Book of Hours, Use of Paris, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
35,000 GBP
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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Ɵ Gradual, in Latin, manuscript on paper [Italy (probably Pisa), c. 1593]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Series of four Choirbooks, in Latin, manuscripts on paper in fine silver-edged bindings
1,500 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Practical and medical recipes, in Italian, manuscript on paper
700 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Ɵ Treatise on Chiromancy, in Italian, illustrated manuscript on paper
1,950 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ‘Physica’, a student’s textbook, including much Aristotelian material, in Latin
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ ‘Physica’, a student’s textbook, including much Aristotelian material, in Latin
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, Ynstrucion que el Conde de Gondomar dio al Padre Fray Diego
700 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Ɵ The Music Book of Wilhelm Honinghaus, in German, manuscript on paper
1,200 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Ɵ Sonnetto, in Italian, illustrated manuscript on paper [Italy, eighteenth century]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Broadsheet advertising prices for oysters in Lady Quarter
0 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ The reference book of Pietro Gai, an Italian ‘vetturino’ or coachman
2,400 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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