This auction is live!

You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction.

Watch the auction
This auction is closed!

It is no longer possible to bid at this auction.

You are registered for this auction

You are now approved to bid at this auction.

Your auction registration is now pending

You have successfully registered for this auction, pending approval to bid. Please check your email for further information.

Your auction registration has been declined

Please contact the auctioneer for more information.

The Roger Martin Collection of Western Manuscripts and Miniatures and other properties
Live
Venue address
Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’S
London
SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
The Roger Martin Collection of Western Manuscripts and Miniatures and other properties

This is a live online auction with auctioneer. For details on registration, bidding, viewing & condition reports, click “Important Information” link.

Auction dates
Jul 06, 2021 02:00 PM BST
Viewing dates
Jul 02, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Jul 03, 2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Jul 04, 2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Jul 05, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
Accepted cards
Other payment methods
There are 142 lots within this auction
Category
Brand
Item Type
Sorted by
Collection of leaves from Psalters, in Latin, decorated or illuminated manuscripts on parchment
0 GBP
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from an Antiphonal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [eastern France (perha
1,200 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from a large English manuscript of Petrus Riga, Aurora, in the first redaction of Aegi
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Registrum Brevium, a register of writs, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
1,500 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a copy of Innocent IV, Apparatus in Quinque Libros Decretalium, in Latin, manuscript on
1,100 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from copy of William Durandus, Rationale Divinorum, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [Germa
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a gargantuan copy of Petrus Comestor, Historia Scholastica, in Latin, decorated manuscr
1,000 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a copy of Priscian, Institutiones Grammaticae, in Latin with occasional word in Greek,
480 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
Estimate
Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophiae, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [Italy, first
1,500 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a large Bible, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [Italy (Bologna), second hal
600 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
Estimate
Three zoomorphic initials with bird and human faces, probably from a Canon Law manuscript on parc
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from an early Choirbook, with a large decorated initial incorporating a dragon, in Latin,
750 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from an Antiphonal, most probably of Franciscan Use, with a large illuminated initial, in La
1,100 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a copy of Justinian, Corpus Iuris Civilis, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
900 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
Estimate
Three leaves from Innocent IV, Apparatus in Quinque Libros Decretalium, in Latin, manuscript on
2,000 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Promissione Ducale, the oath sworn by the doge of Venice, with two historiated initia
3,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Christ before Pilate, in a finely executed historiated initial, from a known Book of Hours, in La
5,000 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from an early Book of Hours, Use of Rome, with a miniature of Christ enthroned as the Salva
3,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Text leaf from the Chester Beatty Hours of 1408, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
900 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Collection of leaves from early French Books of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscripts on parch
5,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Estimate
Ɵ Book of Hours, Use of Besançon, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript codex on parchment
4,500 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate
A funeral scene, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, Use of Paris, in Latin, illuminated ma
1,600 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Miniature of Pope St. Gregory’s vision, on a leaf from a Book of Hours, Use of Angers, in Latin,
1,400 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
The Agony in the Garden, a large miniature from a Book of Hours, with a text leaf from the same,
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Book of Hours with a finely painted border with a dog and three monkeys, in Latin,
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Book of Hours, Use of Rome, with a notably realistic painting of a frog in the margin
700 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a large illuminated Pontifical, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [France, fifteenth ce
0 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from a Calendar, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [France (perhaps central), fifteent
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
Estimate
Small fragment of Geremia da Montagnone, Compendium Moralium Notabilium, citing Cicero, Seneca,
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
Estimate
Cuttings with decorated borders from a medieval manuscript, on parchment [Low Countries, late fif
6,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf with a miniature from a Book of Hours, with stamp-signature of the Masters of Otto van Moerd
5,500 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from an antiphonal from a Flemish charterhouse, with initial and decorated border, in
1,000 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from an opulently illuminated Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, manuscript on parc
850 GBP
700 - 900 GBP
Estimate
Twenty-six leaves from a Book of Hours, each with delicately painted flowers attributable to Corn
0 GBP
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Psalter-Hours or Prayerbook of Brigittine Use, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parc
5,500 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaves from an English Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves with the Crown of Thorns and the Wounds of Christ in historiated initials, from a Book
3,200 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from a notably large English Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchm
1,200 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Collection of leaves from devotional books, in Latin, illuminated manuscripts on parchment [Engla
2,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a calendar with near-contemporary addition of St. Bridget of Sweden, from a Book of Hou
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 4,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook, with rabbits playing music and dancing in the margin, in Lati
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Large initial enclosing St. Jerome writing, on a cutting from a grand Bible, in Latin, manuscript
2,800 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate
Pentecost, in a large historiated initial on a cutting probably from a Gradual, in Latin, illumin
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Two cuttings with illuminated initials from a copy of Augustine, Tractate on John, in Latin, manu
0 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf with a full-page miniature of St. Lucy of Syracuse, from a prayerbook in German, illustrated
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
The original sin and the expulsion from the garden, miniatures perhaps from a Rosary, in German
950 GBP
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Estimate
LOT WITHDRAWN
Lot 108
0 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from the Llangattock Breviary, with two historiated initials, in Latin, illuminated manuscri
5,000 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
Estimate
Bifolium from the Llangattock Breviary, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Italy (Fer
6,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate
St. Andrew holding his cross, in a large initial on a cutting from a Gradual, illuminated manuscr
9,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves from a Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Spain, c. 1500-10]
700 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Collection of leaves from Italian illuminated manuscripts, in Latin, on parchment [fourteenth and
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
Estimate
Two leaves of John of Wales, Communiloquium or Summa collationum, in Latin, illuminated manuscrip
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, in Latin, decorated manus
850 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Terence, Phormio, in the humanist script of Giuliano di Antonio of Prato, in Latin verse, pale re
1,200 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from Seneca the younger, Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, in fine humanist script, in Latin,
2,400 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Estimate
Leaf from the Psalter with Passion Sequences copied by Pietro Ursuleo of Capuo, in Latin, opulent
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
Estimate
Adam de Montaldo, Tertia pars passionis, Latin verse on the Passion of Christ, fine humanist manu
4,200 GBP
2,000 - 4,000 GBP
Estimate
The frontispiece leaf from an extremely early copy of the Apocalypsis Nova, attributed to the mys
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Estimate