Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

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12 November 2008, London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 12.11.2008

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BUCKINGHAMSHIRE -- Aston Sandford and Waldridge Two related ...

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE -- Aston Sandford and Waldridge. Two related documents on vellum, n.d. [13th Century], in Latin in cursive documentary scripts, concerning lands granted to Peter Taylur of Aston Sandford, each in return for an unspecified sum of money for lands 'to be held of the lord in chief of the

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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THREE BIFOLIA, in Latin and German, from DECORATED MANUSCRIP...

THREE BIFOLIA, in Latin and German, from DECORATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM
THREE BIFOLIA, in Latin and German, from DECORATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM [(i) Germany, 14th century; (ii) Germany, Trier?, c.1200; (iii) Southern Germany or Switzerland, ?late-14th century] Three bifolia: (i) 225 x 315mm, 28

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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PENTECOST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, ILLUMINATED M...

PENTECOST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PENTECOST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?southern Italy, 13th century] 435 x 325mm (leaf), 115 x 105mm (initial), the upper curve of the letter depicting the descent of the Holy

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, I...

THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, on a leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, c.1300] 520 x 380mm (leaf), 105 x 90mm (initial). The initial 'E' with a blue ground set within a burnished

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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PIETÀ, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, I...

PIETÀ, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PIETÀ, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Burgundy, 1480s] 176 x 120mm. Large arch-topped miniature showing the Pietà, the body of Christ lying across the

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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BIBLE, with the Prologues attributed to St Jerome and Interp...

BIBLE, with the Prologues attributed to St Jerome and Interpretation of Hebrew names, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BIBLE, with the Prologues attributed to St Jerome and Interpretation of Hebrew names, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [northern France, probably Paris, second

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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PSEUDO-BONAVENTURA: Meditationi de la vita de iesu cristo, i...

PSEUDO-BONAVENTURA: Meditationi de la vita de iesu cristo , in Italian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PSEUDO-BONAVENTURA: Meditationi de la vita de iesu cristo , in Italian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Tuscany, c.1330] 118 x 85mm. 197 leaves: 1-13 8 , 14 1 2 , 15 7 (of 8, lacking i), 16-20

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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CANON LAWYER'S HANDBOOK, a composite volume: ROFFREDUS BENEV...

CANON LAWYER'S HANDBOOK, a composite volume: ROFFREDUS BENEVENTANUS (c.1170-1244), Libellus in iure canonico ; handbook for scribes; two collections of decretals, in Latin, MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
CANON LAWYER'S HANDBOOK, a composite volume: ROFFREDUS BENEVENTANUS (c.1170-1244), Libellus in iure

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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GIOVANNI BALBI of Genoa (d1298), Summa Grammaticalis quae vo...

GIOVANNI BALBI of Genoa (d.1298), Summa Grammaticalis quae vocatur Catholicon , DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
GIOVANNI BALBI of Genoa (d.1298), Summa Grammaticalis quae vocatur Catholicon , DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [northern Italy, mid-15th century] 413 x 305mm. 329 leaves: 1-18 1 0 , 19 9

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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BREVIARY, for the use of the Cistercian Abbey of Kamp, in La...

BREVIARY, for the use of the Cistercian Abbey of Kamp, in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BREVIARY, for the use of the Cistercian Abbey of Kamp, in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [North-west Germany, Abbey of Kamp, second half 15th century] 140 x 100mm. 366 leaves: 1 3 (?of 4, ?i

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and Dutch, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON...

BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and Dutch, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and Dutch, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Flanders, possibly Bruges, c.1438] 196 x 135mm. ii paper + ii + 128 + iv leaves: mostly in gatherings of 8, with miniatures on inserted singletons, likely lacking

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ANTIPHONAL AND HYMNAL, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON V...

ANTIPHONAL AND HYMNAL, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ANTIPHONAL AND HYMNAL, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [probably Milan, first quarter 13th century] 345 x 245mm. 179 leaves: 1 7 (of 8, lacking iv), 2 8 , 3 4 (of 8, lacking ii, iv, v and vii), 4-11 8 , 12 1 0 , 13-22 8

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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JEREMIAH and LAMENTATIONS, with Glossa ordinaria, in Latin, ...

JEREMIAH and LAMENTATIONS, with Glossa ordinaria , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
JEREMIAH and LAMENTATIONS, with Glossa ordinaria , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [France, Paris?, early 13th century] 315 x 220mm. ii paper + 134 + ii paper leaves: 1-10 1 2 , 12 1 4 , single

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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HIERONYMUS ARETINUS (Girolamo of Arezzo, fl1144-1177), Sermo...

HIERONYMUS ARETINUS (Girolamo of Arezzo, fl .1144-1177), Sermons , DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
HIERONYMUS ARETINUS (Girolamo of Arezzo, fl .1144-1177), Sermons , DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, late 12th or early 13th century] 255 x 175mm. iii paper + 67 + iii paper leaves: 1 7 (of 8

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274), Opuscula; JOHN PECHAM OFM ...

ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274), Opuscula ; JOHN PECHAM OFM (c.1230-1292), Epistola ad comitissam Flandriae de Iudeis ; ?GERARD OF ABBEVILLE (d.1272), Quaestio de Iudeis , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274), Opuscula ; JOHN PECHAM OFM (c.1230-1292), Epistola

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274): Summa theologica, prima se...

ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274): Summa theologica, prima secundae , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274): Summa theologica, prima secundae , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [France, c.1300] 322 x 237mm. iii paper + 144 + iii paper leaves: 1 2 , 2 4

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274), Summa theologica, secunda ...

ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274), Summa theologica, secunda secundae , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274), Summa theologica, secunda secundae , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [southern France, c.1300] 366 x 260mm. iii paper + 204 + iii paper

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ST THOMAS AQUINAS OP (1225-1274), Summa theologica, prima se...

ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274), Summa theologica, prima secundae , in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST THOMAS AQUINAS O.P. (1225-1274), Summa theologica, prima secundae , in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?Bologna, c.1300]355 x 240mm. iii paper + 160 + iii paper leaves: 1-13

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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PETER OF TARENTAISE OP (Pope Innocent V, c1225-1276), Commen...

PETER OF TARENTAISE O.P. (Pope Innocent V, c.1225-1276), Commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard, in Latin, MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PETER OF TARENTAISE O.P. (Pope Innocent V, c.1225-1276), Commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard, in Latin, MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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JACOBUS DE VORAGINE OP (c1225-1298), Legenda aurea, in Latin...

JACOBUS DE VORAGINE O.P. (c.1225-1298), Legenda aurea , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
JACOBUS DE VORAGINE O.P. (c.1225-1298), Legenda aurea , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, c.1400]335 x 220mm. iii paper + 289 + iii paper leaves: 1 9 (of 10 lacking i), 2 8 (of 10, lacking

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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PETRUS JOHANNES OLIVI OFM (1248-1298), Principium in sacram ...

PETRUS JOHANNES OLIVI O.F.M. (1248-1298), Principium in sacram scripturam, III, I ; Collationes super sententias Petri Lombardi ; Epitome ethicorum Aristotelis , in Latin, MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
PETRUS JOHANNES OLIVI O.F.M. (1248-1298), Principium in sacram scripturam, III, I ; Collationes super

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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THOMAS OF RINGSTEAD OP (fl1346-1366), Expositio in parabolis...

THOMAS OF RINGSTEAD O.P. ( fl .1346-1366), Expositio in parabolis Salomonis , Latin translation of his Commentary on Proverbs , DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
THOMAS OF RINGSTEAD O.P. ( fl .1346-1366), Expositio in parabolis Salomonis , Latin translation of his Commentary on Proverbs , DECORATED

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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POPE BONIFACE VIII (c1235-1303), Liber sextus decretalium; C...

POPE BONIFACE VIII (c.1235-1303), Liber sextus decretalium ; Constitutiones clementinae ; etc., in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
POPE BONIFACE VIII (c.1235-1303), Liber sextus decretalium ; Constitutiones clementinae ; etc., in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [France, Paris, ?mid-14th

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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JOYS OF THE VIRGIN AND OTHER DEVOTIONS, fragment from a Book...

JOYS OF THE VIRGIN AND OTHER DEVOTIONS, fragment from a Book of Hours, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
JOYS OF THE VIRGIN AND OTHER DEVOTIONS, fragment from a Book of Hours, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Paris, c.1410] 191 x 135mm. 27 leaves: 1-2 8 , 3

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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SERVICE BOOK FOR MAJOR FEASTS, Hieromymite use, in Latin and...

SERVICE BOOK FOR MAJOR FEASTS, Hieromymite use, in Latin and Italian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
SERVICE BOOK FOR MAJOR FEASTS, Hieromymite use, in Latin and Italian, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, Venice, mid-15th century] 295 x 205mm. i + 98 + i leaves, 1-9 1 0 , 10 6 , 11 2

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATE...

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Paris, c.1460]138 x 98mm. 305 leaves: 1 1 3 (of 12 + i, relocated ruled blank), 2-4 8 , 5 6 , 6-15 8 , 16 2 (probably of 4, iii and

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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POPE ST LEO I 'the Great' (d 461), Sermons, in Latin, DECORA...

POPE ST LEO I 'the Great' (d. 461), Sermons , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
POPE ST LEO I 'the Great' (d. 461), Sermons , in Latin, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, second half of the fifteenth century] 260 x 170mm. iii paper + 140 + iii paper leaves: 1-14 1 0 , COMPLETE except for

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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ST AUGUSTINE (354-430), De doctrina Christiana and other wor...

ST AUGUSTINE (354-430), De doctrina Christiana and other works, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
ST AUGUSTINE (354-430), De doctrina Christiana and other works, in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, second or third quarter of the 15th century] 270 x 170mm. iii paper + 116 +

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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HUGO RIPELIN OF STRASBOURG OP (c1210-1268): Compendium theol...

HUGO RIPELIN OF STRASBOURG O.P. (c.1210-1268): Compendium theologicae veritatis , with the prologues and additions of RAYMOND GAULTIER O.F.M. (? fl. 1411) and JEAN BARTHÉLÉMY O.F.M. (doc. 1446-1467) in Latin, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
HUGO RIPELIN OF STRASBOURG O.P. (c.1210-1268): Compendium

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008

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BREVIARY, use of Rome, in Latin,ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VE...

BREVIARY, use of Rome, in Latin,ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
BREVIARY, use of Rome, in Latin,ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Italy, ?Florence, 1470s] 141 x 105mm. 402 leaves: 1 6 (of 8 lacking ii and iii), 2-17 1 0 , 18 8 , 19-40 1 0 , 41 8 , catchwords in lower margins of final versos, 28

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 12.11.2008