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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
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Western Manuscripts and Miniatures

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Auction dates
Dec 07, 2020 02:00 PM GMT
Viewing dates
Dec 03, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Dec 04, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Dec 05, 2020 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Dec 06, 2020 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 % (exc. Sales tax)
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There are 76 lots within this auction
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Item Type
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Leaf from a Sacramentary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
1,200 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Leaf from a Romanesque Lectionary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Palladius of Cappadocia, Historia Lausiaca, in Latin translation, cutting from a large leaf,
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Leaf from a Glossed Gospel of Luke, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
350 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Single leaf from a monumental Biblical codex, with Revelation 18-19, in Latin, manuscript
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Cutting from a monumental Missal with large painted initial, in Latin, decorated manuscript
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Bifolium from an early choirbook, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Fragment of a manuscript of the works of John Damascene, De fide orthodoxa, in Latin
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Peter Lombard, Libri quatour sententiarum, in Latin, decorated manuscript
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Leaf from the 'Interpretations of Hebrew Names' from the St Albans Abbey Bible, in Latin
1,000 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Leaf from the Psalms from a finely decorated Bible, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Cutting from a monumental Old Testament codex, in Latin, manuscript on parchment,
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Cutting from a copy of the Corpus Juris Civilis, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
700 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Johannes de Freiburg, leaves from an extremely large codex of Summa confessorum, in Latin,
2,000 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Processional, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
60 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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Ɵ Bifolium from a large and handsome Missal, , in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment,
0 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Leaf from a large illuminated Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Three leaves from a large Choir Psalter, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
1,200 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Leaf from the Psalter with Passion Sequences copied by Pietro Ursuleo of Capuo
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, in Latin, a leaf and a book-board with fragments and offset
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Jacobus de Cessolis, Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium super ludo scacchorum,
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Marsilius of Inghen, Quaestiones on Aristotle, De generatione et corruptione, in Latin,
1,900 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Two leaves from Guarino Veronese, Regule grammaticales and Carmina differentialia,
1,100 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Thomas de Cantimpré, Bonum universale de apibus, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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A small teaching collection of fragments of medieval manuscripts
650 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of leaves or cuttings from liturgical manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of leaves from medieval manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment
600 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of leaves or cuttings from medieval musical manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Bifolium with four historiated initials from a lavishly illuminated Bible, in Latin
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Cutting from a copy of the works of Augustine, with a miniature showing a peasant working
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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The Nativity in a historiated initial, on a leaf from a manuscript Gradual,
1,200 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Habakkuk, historiated initial on a leaf from a large Bible, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Liber Benefactorum, most probably from Sint Janskerk, Mechelen, in Latin,
2,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Fourteen initials with interlace or architectural decoration, from an illuminated choirbook,
2,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Bifolium from a herbal glossary in the Synonyma tradition, in Latin, manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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John of St-Amand, Concordantiae, a medical compendium of Greek and Arabic authorities
600 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Leaves from a medical text with entries on lung diseases including pneumonia (here "peripneumonia")
1,300 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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A Physician with Two Amputees, miniature from an early copy of Bartholomaeus Anglicanus,
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ The medical compilation of Siguna Stübichin, a noble female medical practitioner
7,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Charter issued by Johannes "fitz Ley" of Coventry and Margaret his wife for Radulfus "Le Alley"
850 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Three charters relating to the estates of Thornton and Leckhamstead
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Four charters relating to Sandwich and other sites in Kent
1,000 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Large collection of charters, predominantly English, in Latin, French and English,
2,700 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Cardinal Carlo Carafa, Letters Patent granting the office of count of the Sacred Palace
1,200 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Emperor Charles V, document legitimising bastard sons of the Corner (Cornelia) family of Venice
2,800 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Venetian ducal document, issued by Doge Silvestro Valier in favour of Giovanni Tomaso di Colloredo
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Letters Patent granted by Oliver Cromwell as "Lord Protector of the Comonwealth of England
650 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
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Two prayers ascribed to King Charles I, in Early Modern English, manuscript on paper
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Antonius Azaro de Parma, Homilies, in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper
36,000 GBP
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Ɵ Bartholomeus de Sancto Concordio, Summa de casibus conscientiae, in Latin,
15,000 GBP
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Ɵ Legal compendium, drawing on Justinian, Institutiones, and Bartolo da Sassoferrato,
8,000 GBP
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Ɵ Werner Rolevinck, De fraterna correctione and Tractatulus de forma visitationum,
8,500 GBP
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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