Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

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6 June 2007, London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 06.06.2007

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INNOCENT IV (born Sinibaldo Fieschi, c1195-1254, Pope from 1...

INNOCENT IV (born Sinibaldo Fieschi, c.1195-1254, Pope from 1243). Document on vellum, a notarial transcript dated 1277 of bull addressed to the Podestà , Council and Commune of Genoa, Genoa, 22 June 1251, 10 lines, with a further four lines of subscription by the notary, Ricobono Paiarino

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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ACCOUNT ROLLS Series of five bailiffs' account rolls of the ...

ACCOUNT ROLLS. Series of five bailiffs' account rolls of the manor of 'Wavenden' [Wavendon, Bucks], for Michaelmas 1429/30 (John Burnell, bailiff), 1431/32 (William Bethere), 1437/38 (the same), 1463/64 (John [or Thomas] Sergeaunt, farmer) and 1465/66 (Thomas Sergeaunt), in Latin on vellum, on one

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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ENGLISH CHARTERS Two documents on vellum, comprising

ENGLISH CHARTERS. Two documents on vellum, comprising
ENGLISH CHARTERS. Two documents on vellum, comprising: Document of John Smythe of Cavendish ('Cawndyshe'), Suffolk, 4 April 1542, a feoffment to Robert Raye of Denyston, Suffolk, yeoman, of the moiety of properties in the vill and fields of

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Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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JAMES VI & I (1566-1625), King of England, Scotland and Irel...

JAMES VI & I (1566-1625), King of England, Scotland and Ireland . Document on vellum, Westminster, 6 June 1622, a licence of alienation from Robert Raunce Esq and his wife Katherine to Ralph King, Hugh Craw [?], John Sexton, Giles Littlepage and James Leigh of lands in 'Chepinge Wicombe Penn

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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CHARLES II (1630-1685), King of England Document on vellum, ...

CHARLES II (1630-1685), King of England . Document on vellum, Dublin, 20 January 1668, letters patent granting to Cary, Lord Viscount Baltinglass, 1,390 acres 3 roods and 7 perches of land (English statute measure) in the Barony of Barretts and County of Cork, to be held in common socage for a

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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UNIVERSITY STATUTES Manuscript on paper, nd [mid-17th C], a ...

UNIVERSITY STATUTES. Manuscript on paper, n.d. [mid-17th C], a composite volume, transcripts of a number of texts, statutes and charters relating to the universities of Cambridge and St Andrews, and also of 'The answere of Thomas Earle of Stafford' to the charge of high treason, in Latin and

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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NATIVITY WITH THE VIRGIN AND JOSEPH ADORING THE CHRISTCHILD,...

NATIVITY WITH THE VIRGIN AND JOSEPH ADORING THE CHRISTCHILD, cutting from an historiated initial, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
NATIVITY WITH THE VIRGIN AND JOSEPH ADORING THE CHRISTCHILD, cutting from an historiated initial, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Lombardy, 1480-1500] 52 x 43mm

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Schätzpreis: 900 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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GOD THE FATHER AND ALL SAINTS, historiated initial S on a le...

GOD THE FATHER AND ALL SAINTS, historiated initial S on a leaf from an ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT CHOIRBOOK ON VELLUM
GOD THE FATHER AND ALL SAINTS, historiated initial S on a leaf from an ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT CHOIRBOOK ON VELLUM [?Alsace, final quarter 15th century] 530 x 393mm. A circular initial S

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Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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PENTECOST, an historiated initial V on a leaf from an Antiph...

PENTECOST, an historiated initial V on a leaf from an Antiphonal with its facing leaf, LLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PENTECOST, an historiated initial V on a leaf from an Antiphonal with its facing leaf, LLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Toledo, c.1500]820 x 590mm approx. The office for Pentecost

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, historiated initial V, and a large l...

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, historiated initial V, and a large letter O with roses, on two leaves from two Antiphonals.
ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, historiated initial V, and a large letter O with roses, on two leaves from two Antiphonals. [Toledo, c.1500]860 x 524mm. St John the Evangelist, with his

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Datum: 06.06.2007

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ST STEPHEN and THE ASCENSION with its facing leaf, two histo...

ST STEPHEN and THE ASCENSION with its facing leaf, two historiated initials on leaves from two antiphonals ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST STEPHEN and THE ASCENSION with its facing leaf, two historiated initials on leaves from two antiphonals ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Toledo, c.1500]870

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Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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ADORATION OF THE MAGI, historiated initial E on a leaf from ...

ADORATION OF THE MAGI, historiated initial E on a leaf from an ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ADORATION OF THE MAGI, historiated initial E on a leaf from an ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Florence, c.1500-1510] 580 x 410mm. The Virgin seated in an open landscape with the Christchild standing in

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIP...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Brittany, perhaps Quimper, c.1410] 170 x 115mm. 96 leaves: 1 1 1(of 12, lacking i), 2 8, 3 7(of 8, lacking ii), 4 7(of 8,lacking vii), 5 8, 6 7(of 8

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Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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TABLES AND TREATISES ON THE COMPUTATION OF THE CALENDAR, AST...

TABLES AND TREATISES ON THE COMPUTATION OF THE CALENDAR, ASTRONOMY AND ASTROLOGY, in Latin, with added medicinal recipes in English, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
TABLES AND TREATISES ON THE COMPUTATION OF THE CALENDAR, ASTRONOMY AND ASTROLOGY, in Latin, with added medicinal recipes in English

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Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Sarum, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIP...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Sarum, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Sarum, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Bruges, c.1460]190 x 128mm. 147 leaves: 1 6, 2 9(of 8 with two inserted singletons with miniatures, lacking viii), 3 7(of 4 with three inserted singletons

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Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Flanders, c.1490] 175 x 120mm. 162 leaves: 1 9(vii an inserted singleton with miniature), 2 9(iv an inserted singleton with miniature), 3 9(vi an inserted

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Schätzpreis: 140.000 £ - 180.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript...

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.1500]142 x 93mm. i + 118 + i leaves: 1 1 2, then originally largely in quaternions now rearranged and lacking leaves, catchwords in lower margins of

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Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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TERRIER OF THE LORDSHIPS OF BREUIL AND EPINAY-SUR-ORGE, part...

TERRIER OF THE LORDSHIPS OF BREUIL AND EPINAY-SUR-ORGE, part of the abbatial estates of St-Germain-des-Prés, made for CHARLES, CARDINAL DE BOURBON, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
TERRIER OF THE LORDSHIPS OF BREUIL AND EPINAY-SUR-ORGE, part of the abbatial estates of St-Germain-des-Prés, made for

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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PISA, Lorenzo Manuscript on paper, 'La Fabbrica di Ferrara P...

PISA, Lorenzo. Manuscript on paper, 'La Fabbrica di Ferrara. Poema Heroico', architectural title page with arms of Ascanio Pio di Savoia and vignette showing a view of the city of Ferrara, allegorical frontispiece showing an archer shooting a bird, with the motto 'Si ferit illa cadet', dedicatory

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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HERALDRY Manuscript on paper, 'Alphabet of Arms, [late 17th ...

HERALDRY. Manuscript on paper, 'Alphabet of Arms, [late 17th Century], a very extensive armorial of English families, the majority in a single late 17th-century hand, with additions in at least one other hand, the volume opening with a brief armorial in a third hand, together approx 746 pages, folio

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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PSALTER WITH CALENDAR AND LITANY, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANU...

PSALTER WITH CALENDAR AND LITANY, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PSALTER WITH CALENDAR AND LITANY, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Flanders, probably Ghent, c.1270-80] 105 x 70mm. iii + 211 + iii leaves: 1 6(of 8, lacking i & ii, possibly cancelled blanks), 2-7 1 2, 8 1 1(of

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Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIP...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Paris, 1450s and c.1490]216 x 153mm, ii + 191 + ii leaves: 1-7 8, 8 6, 9-12 8, 13 7(of 8 lacking i), 14-16 8, 17 6, 18-21 8, 22 4, 23-24 8, 25 8(added

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Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 45.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Burgundy, c.1490]145 x 102mm. iv + 142 + iii leaves: 1 6, 2 7(of 8 + first leaf, lacking vii and viii), 3 5(?of 8 lacking i, now f.7

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Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, unidentified use, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUS...

BOOK OF HOURS, unidentified use, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, unidentified use, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [southern Netherlands, 1480s]172 x 124mm. 136 + ii leaves: 1 1 2, 2-4 8, 5 9(of 8 + iv), 6-7 8, 8 7(of 8, lacking iii), 9-10 8, 11 9(of 8 + ix), 12

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Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?Paris, c.1490]176 x 120mm. i + 111 + i leaves: 1 6, 2 6(of 8, lacking i-ii), 3 7(of 8, ii cancelled blank), 4-7 8, 8 7(of 8, viii

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Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [northern France, c.1500]170 x 115mm. ii + 112 + ii leaves: 1 9(of 8 + i), 2-6 8, 7 6, 9 4, 10 7(of 8 lacking i), 11 4, 12 2, 13-17 8

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Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Flanders, c.1510] 140 x 100mm. 224 leaves: 1 1 2, 2-3 8, 4 9(iv a singleton with miniature), 5 9(iv a singleton with miniature), 6 8, 7 9(i a singleton with

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Schätzpreis: 70.000 £ - 100.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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CATHERINE D'AMBOISE (1481-1550), La complainte de la dame pa...

CATHERINE D'AMBOISE (1481-1550), La complainte de la dame pasmée contre fortune , in French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
CATHERINE D'AMBOISE (1481-1550), La complainte de la dame pasmée contre fortune , in French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?Bourges, c.1530]216 x 152 mm. ii paper + 24 +

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Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUIA, issued by Philip II, King of ...

CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUIA, issued by Philip II, King of Spain, in favour of Cristóbal Quintero Velázquez, in Spanish, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUIA, issued by Philip II, King of Spain, in favour of Cristóbal Quintero Velázquez, in Spanish, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT

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Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007

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FOUR GOSPELS, in Armenian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [...

FOUR GOSPELS, in Armenian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Bagrewand], 1692
FOUR GOSPELS, in Armenian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER [Bagrewand], 1692 208mm x 150mm. 301 leaves, two columns of 21 lines written in black ink in a large elegant bolorgir hand between vertical rulings in red

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Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 06.06.2007