Auction 02.06.2004

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 02.06.2004

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PALAEOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, ten leaves from DECORATED OR ILLUMINATED...

PALAEOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, ten leaves from DECORATED OR ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM [Italy, France, Germany and Spain, 12th to 16th centuries] A VARIED AND ATTRACTIVE SELECTION OF FOLIO-SIZE LEAVES comprising: 1) Leaf from a Sacramentary, Italy early 12th century, 323 x 225mm overall, with 27

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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A COLLECTION OF EIGHT LEAVES from ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM.

A COLLECTION OF EIGHT LEAVES from ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM. [Italy and France, 14th to 15th centuries] An attractive selection of illuminated leaves, comprising: 1) a leaf from a choirbook Antiphonal, with a large initial K opening a passage from the Kyrie, [Tuscany, first quarter 14th

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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ENGLAND. Document of Robert de Wicliff, clerk, and Antony de...

ENGLAND. Document of Robert de Wicliff, clerk, and Antony de Scorgunctino[?], ceding to John Depden, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, all rights in the manor of Hanlay, the witnesses including Brian de Stapilton, knight, Thomas Roos de Ingmanthorp, Thomas Graa, John de Hamton, Thomas Thinkyll

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, historiated initial R, cutting from an ILLUMINATED...

BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, historiated initial R, cutting from an ILLUMINATED CHOIRBOOK ON VELLUM [Siena, 1340s] The Virgin dressed in a dark blue mantle and lilac robe stands in front of a fictive gold background within the staves of a foliate initial of orange, blue, dull green and pink set against a

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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THE STONING OF ST STEPHEN, bas-de-page from an illuminated choirbook on vellum

THE STONING OF ST STEPHEN, bas-de-page from an illuminated choirbook on vellum [Padua or Bologna, 2nd quarter 14th century] 69 x 190mm. Within a red frame and against a blue background, the saint in his red dalmatic kneels on the right praying to a rayed nimbus in the upper corner of the miniature

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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ST ANNE WITH THE VIRGIN AND CHILD, miniature on a leaf from a Book of...

ST ANNE WITH THE VIRGIN AND CHILD, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Valenciennes, late 1470s]143 x 98mm; decorated area 131 x 85mm. In an interior, St Anne, seated on a bench, looks down to the Christ Child held by the Virgin, seated on the footrest beside

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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PADUA. Two manuscript account books of a monte di pietá in Padua, in...

PADUA. Two manuscript account books of a monte di pietá in Padua, in Italian, 1491-1502, the first a detailed daybook of pledges, usually of silver, jewels or cloth, against quantities of grain supplied, October 1491 - July 1492, together with entries recording the redemption of the pledges; and a

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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GRANTS OF ARMS -- FERDINAND III (1608-1657), Holy Roman Emperor . Document...

GRANTS OF ARMS -- FERDINAND III (1608-1657), Holy Roman Emperor . Document signed, Pressburg, 6 April 1647, a grant of arms to the Rader brothers, Martin, Matthiaß, Elisauß and Josua, the first line in calligraphic display script, central panel, 155 x 120mm, in colour and liquid gold with the

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BIBLE with the Prologues attributed to St Jerome and the Interpretation of...

BIBLE with the Prologues attributed to St Jerome and the Interpretation of Hebrew names, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [France, 1230-35] 167 x 116mm. ii + 534 + 14 leaves, mostly in gatherings of 16, COMPLETE, two columns of 48 lines written in black ink in a gothic bookhand between

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BREVIARY, Carthusian Use, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BREVIARY, Carthusian Use, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?Castile, first half 15th century] 171 x 114 mm. 180 leaves (modern foliation A-H in pencil + original foliation 1-182 in red Roman numerals on versos, lacking at least one leaf after f.H, ff.158-165 and ff.169-170, the unfoliated

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Besançon, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Besançon, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Franche-Comté, probably Besançon mid-15th century] 195 x 151mm. 68 leaves (including 2 replacement folios): 1 4(of 6, lacking iii & iv), 2 6, 3 8(later blank folio tipped in to replace lacking i), 4 8, 5 8(later blank folio

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BREVIARY, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BREVIARY, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Lombardy, 1450-60]205 x 148mm. 454 leaves: 1 6, 2-17 8, 18 4, 19-23 8, 24 6, 25-40 8, 41 9(of 8 +i blank), 42-44 8, 45 7(of 8, viii cancelled blank), 46-53 8, 54 6, 55-57 1 0, 58 2 (lacking one gathering, with signature rr after

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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ST BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX (1090-1153), De precepto et dispensatione and other...

ST BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX (1090-1153), De precepto et dispensatione and other works, in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [southern Netherlands, second half 15th century] 254 x 168mm. i + 135 + i leaves: 1-8 8, 9 7(of 8, vi cancelled, text continuous), 10-17 8, catchwords in lower margins of final

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BREVIARY, use of Basel, in Latin and German, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER

BREVIARY, use of Basel, in Latin and German, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Basel, c.1500] 218 x 146mm. 306 leaves including pastedowns, remainder with modern foliation 1-304: 1 8(of 10, ix and x cancelled blanks), 2-14 1 2, 15 1 1(of 12, lacking xii), 16-25 1 2, 26 1 1(of 12, xii cancelled blank

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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PETER COMESTOR (d.c.1178). Historia Scholastica , in Latin, ILLUMINATED...

PETER COMESTOR (d.c.1178). Historia Scholastica , in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [western Germany, mid-15th century] 283 x 210mm. 274 leaves: 1 1 2(i detached), 2-22 1 2, 23 1 0(of 12, lacking xi & xii, xii likely a blank), signature marks, mostly cut, on outer corners of first six rectos

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Hainault, c.1480] 172 x 119mm. 85 leaves (modern pencil foliation omits 49): 1 6, 2 4, 3 1 2(of 10, vii and x inserted miniatures), 4 9(of 8, i inserted miniature), 5-6 8, 7 1 0, 8 1 0, 9 4, 10 1 2, 11 2(lacking one written leaf

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Paris, c.1480] 159 x 112mm. iii(of iv, i partially cancelled, ii as pastedown) + 140 leaves (including loosely inserted miniature) + i (pastedown), modern foliation, followed here: 1 6(v & vi singletons), 2 6, 3 7(of 8, lacking

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Languedoc, 1490s] 177 x 125mm. 98 leaves: 1-12 8, 13 2, likely lacking gatherings at beginning, catchwords at centre bottom of lower margin mostly cropped, 16 lines written in black ink in a lettre bâtarde between two

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rouen, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rouen, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Rouen, c.1500] 179 x 123mm. ii + 134 + i leaves: 1 6(ii a near-contemporary replacement), 2 8, 3-4 4, 5-10 8(of 9, lacking final singleton), 11-18 8, modern foliation in pencil 1-136 including vellum endleaves and

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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GUY DE FONTENAY (c.1486-post 1550), Traité des quatre vertus principales...

GUY DE FONTENAY (c.1486-post 1550), Traité des quatre vertus principales dites cardinales précédé d'un discours sur la vertu , in French and Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Berry, early 1550s] 328 x 236mm. 103 leaves, mostly of 23 lines written in brown ink in a cursive hand between two

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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CONSECRATION OF A BISHOP, with other Pontifical texts, in Latin, DECORATED...

CONSECRATION OF A BISHOP, with other Pontifical texts, in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Germany, 1538 and 18th century]360 x 280mm. 58 leaves, 24 lines written in black ink in a gothic bookhand between two faintly ruled verticals, justification: 240 x 145mm, headings and additions in

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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Modo di far la Cabala Bianca etc, in Latin and Italian, MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER

Modo di far la Cabala Bianca etc, in Latin and Italian, MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [?Venice, first quarter 18th century] 280 x 200mm and smaller. 56 leaves, modern pagination on rectos, omitting some leaves, followed here (one later leaf missing pp.100-101), irregular number of lines written in black ink

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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I.A. Sent[enti]ae, Praec[ept]a, Dictaque Notab[ili]a. Ad Medicina[m...

I.A. Sent[enti]ae, Praec[ept]a, Dictaque Notab[ili]a. Ad Medicina[m] specctantia e[x] Libris nobilissimorum atque optimorum medicorum excerpta , dictionary of medical definitions, in Latin, MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Italy, perhaps Florence, early 17th century] 220 x 166mm. 240 leaves: 1-15 1 6, including

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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GENEALOGICAL ROLL OF THE ANTHONYS OF ADDLESTONE, in Latin, ILLUMINATED...

GENEALOGICAL ROLL OF THE ANTHONYS OF ADDLESTONE, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [London, by 1646]2974 x 380 mm. Five membranes and part of the sixth, lacking end, seventeen generations of the Anthony family, marriages signalled by clasped hands, with TWENTY-SEVEN COATS OF ARMS in gold

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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ARMORIAL OF NORMANDY AND THE CHIVALRIC ORDERS OF FRANCE, in French...

ARMORIAL OF NORMANDY AND THE CHIVALRIC ORDERS OF FRANCE, in French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Normandy, probably Rouen, 17th century] 290 x 204mm. 209 membranes mounted on guards, with slight variations in order from the pencil foliations (later one running 2-206 followed here), each

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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APULEIUS MADAURENSIS, Lucius (b. c.123). Opera . Edited by Joannes Andreae...

APULEIUS MADAURENSIS, Lucius (b. c.123). Opera . Edited by Joannes Andreae de Buxiis (1417-75), bishop of Aleria. - HERMES TRISMEGISTUS. Asclepius . - ALBINUS Platonicus (fl. 2nd century). Epitoma disciplinarum Platonis . Translated by Petrus Balbus (d.1479). Rome: [Conrad Sweynheym and Arnoldus

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 35.000 £ - 45.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BAUDELAIRE, Charles (1821-1867). Les Fleurs du mal . Paris: Poulet-Malassis...

BAUDELAIRE, Charles (1821-1867). Les Fleurs du mal . Paris: Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1858. 12° (194 x 126mm). Title in red and black. Partly unopened. (Very occasional light spotting.) Original printed pale yellow wrappers with price '3 Fr' on spine; modern half black morocco solander box

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BECKETT, Samuel Barclay (1906-1989). Whoroscope . Paris: The Hours Press, 1930.

BECKETT, Samuel Barclay (1906-1989). Whoroscope . Paris: The Hours Press, 1930. 8° (226 x 140mm). (A few very light spots.) Original printed wrappers, wrap-around paper band (a few very light spots on wrap-around band). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 300 COPIES, THIS NO.33 OF 100 SIGNED BY BECKETT

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BELLMAN, Carl Michael (1740-1795). Fredmans Epistolar. -Fredmans Sänger...

BELLMAN, Carl Michael (1740-1795). Fredmans Epistolar. -Fredmans Sänger . Stockholm: Anders Zetterberg, 1790-91. 4 parts in 2 volumes, 8° (195 x 127mm). Two parts of text in vol. I and two parts of engraved music in vol. II. Vol. I with engraved title with author portrait by Johan Fredrik Martin

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 02.06.2004

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BERKELEY, George (1685-1753). The Analyst; or, A Discourse addressed to an...

BERKELEY, George (1685-1753). The Analyst; or, A Discourse addressed to an Infidel Mathematician . London: J. Tonson, 1734. With final errata leaf. (Title browned at margins.) [ Bound with :] [James JURIN (1684-1750)]. Geometry No Friend to Infidelity; or, A Defence of Sir Issac Newton and the

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 02.06.2004