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Medieval Manuscripts
MISSAL,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Missal., antique map, old maps MISSAL - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Missal.
France, 1260-1280, In original colours.. 245x160mm. 26 Lines. Written in dark brown ink in a roundel italianate script, double column. Good, but a bit browned and stained. Top margin cut into marginal decoration, gold rubbed in places.
Written in North or Eastern part of France in the late thirteenth century. Each decorated initial with long extensions .
Capitals touched in red. One large historiated initial with Saint Pierre, painted in colours and burnished gold, leafly extension the full height of the page. One 3-line ini...
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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter.
Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280, In original colours.. 179x132mm. 20 Lines of text in a Gothic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the pen work extenders sometimes slightly cropped, in very fine condition.
Very fine illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible, Deuteronomy 32:16 - 32:27.
Lines in a slightly irregular Gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling. Pencil foliation in the upper right corner indicating number 194.
20 Versal initials in bu...
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Estimate
($ 2,400 - 3,000)

Bid received
$ 1,700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
medieval manuscript14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line filler.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and thre...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
14 Lines of text in Latin and five 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line filler.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds and line fillers.
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
14 Lines of text in Latin and nine 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line filler.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds and line fillers.
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS.,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, c. 1520, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on coloured grounds and six 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and five line-fillers in same.
VERSO: Six 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and three line-fillers in same. Some very minor discolourat...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 225)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SPANISH FORGER,  Vellum leaf with a large miniature showing saint surrounded by noble women in typical medieval dresses., antique map, old maps SPANISH FORGER - Vellum leaf with a large miniature showing saint surrounded by noble women in typical medieval dresses.
Paris (?), c.1890-1920, In attractive strong original colours.. 470x355mm. Painting on velum, emphasized with gold. Generally very fine. Size of the leaf 470 x 355mm. Attributed to the "Spanish Forger", on an sheet from the beginning of the 16th century.
With a large miniature (225x215mm) showing a scene with in the center a saint surrounded by medieval figures (Isabella of France and her son the future Edward III ?) descending from a ship in front of a city. The miniature is framed by a large floral garland mixed with human figures and natural an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 3,500 - 4,500)

Bid received
$ 2,800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Nuremberg Chronicle
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Text page with Kings and Saints. Sexta Etas Mundi. ] Foliu CV., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Text page with Kings and Saints. Sexta Etas Mundi. ] Foliu CV.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 380x230mm. Some very light marginal browning. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.
Text page with woodcuts of Kings, and Saints such as St. Phillippus, one of the 12 Apostles, who came to Hierapolis in A.D. 80 to spread the new religion, and who was martyred with his daughter and the Roman writer Senecca and Lucanus, the Roman poet.
VERSO : with text and images of the Pope A...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, Hartmann.,  [Text page with Martyrs]. Sexta Etas Mundi. Foliu. CIIII , antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, Hartmann. - [Text page with Martyrs]. Sexta Etas Mundi. Foliu. CIIII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 350x220mm. Some marginal browning and staining. Overall toning. Dark impression on large sheet. Else very good condition.
Latin text page with woodcuts of the following martyrs : Saint James being executed and Saint Mark the Evangelist holding a book of the scriptures . The name "James" in English comes from "Iacobus" (Jacob) in Latin. The Acts of the Apostles 12:1-2 records that King Herod had James executed by swor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 720 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Text page with Saint Appolonia, the patron saint of dentistry. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXX ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Text page with Saint Appolonia, the patron saint of dentistry. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXX ].
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 350x220mm. Some light wine staining on recto on printed text and saints. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.
Text page with woodcuts of Abdon & Senen, Agatha, Appolonia, Serapion, Meniacus, Victoria. With a wood cut of Appolonia, the patron saint of dentistry. Because of the torture Saint Apollonia endured people frequently pray her when they have a toothache and hence she has become the patron saint of d... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium.XCIII., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium.XCIII.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 438x305mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 438x305mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Good condition.
The Latin text page is illustrated with a depictions of Caius Julius Caesar, Octavian (Octavianus) Augustus and Mark Antony (Marcus Antonius).
VERSO : A wonderful woodcut (140 x 105mm.) which tells the legend of the Tiburtine Sibyl (Sibilla Thiburana) and Caesar Augustus (Octavianus). The prop...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Serta Etas Mundi. Folium. XCV., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Serta Etas Mundi. Folium. XCV.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 438x305mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 438x305mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Good condition.
The Latin text page is illustrated with a depiction of tree of Salomon, including a small portrait of Mariamne (Mariannes), a queen of the Hebrews.
VERSO : Certain events in the life of Jesus are here portrayed in a vertical panel of four small woodcuts.
Page from the richest illustrated Inc...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXXXIIII, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXXXIIII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 380x225mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Paper size : 475 x 330mm.
Latin text page with woodcuts on recto and verso of Saints, Kings, and Queens. With large wood cut od St. Ambrosius.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discove...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quita etas mundi. Folium. L., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quita etas mundi. Folium. L.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 420x305mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 420x305mm. Dark impression. Some browning in upper margin, paper slightly age toned and foxed.
The Latin text page is illustrated with the earliest (imaginary) view of Jericho (128 x 227mm.) The town has the appearance of desolation. Before us are the city walls and gate. In the distance are the ruins of what was probably a castle or fort. Except for a few trees and shrubs, the landscape is b... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quita Etas Mundi. Folium.XV, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quita Etas Mundi. Folium.XV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 455x325mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 455x325mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Good condition.
The Latin text page is illustrated with the second half of the lineage of Christ. VERSO : A very fine wood cut ( 145 x 222mm.) showing Noah planted a vineyard, and after he drank of the wine he became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. Now when Ham saw the nakedness of his father, he told his two ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Terta Etas Mundi. Foliu CXXXV, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Terta Etas Mundi. Foliu CXXXV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 420x310mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 455x325mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Good condition.
The Latin text page is illustrated with a depictions of Kings, Noble men and women and scientists.
RECTO : Including a portrait of Jerome. Represented by a large woodcut, in the robes and headdress of a cardinal, seated at a writing desk, with open books before him. Looking cut from behind him...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Terta etas mundi. Foliu CLI., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Terta etas mundi. Foliu CLI.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 440x305mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 440x305mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Good condition.
The Latin text page is illustrated with woodcut blocks including in upper right corner a full-length portrait of Heraclius. The emperor appears as a rather disproportionately drawn figure, the head too large for the body. He wears a mitred crown, and carried orb and scepter. He is clad in a long, si... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta etas mundi. CCII, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta etas mundi. CCII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x305mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Size of sheet 440 x 305mm.
On recto the portrait of Avicenna, of all doctors of medicine the most celebrated, and a man of enlightenment, was at this time universally known. He was a nobleman of the city of Cordova, in Spain, a prince there, and assiduously devoted to medicine. Text page with 6 portraits from the richest illu... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta etas mundi. CCVIII, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta etas mundi. CCVIII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 460x320mm. Paper slightly foxed. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Size of sheet 460 x 320mm.
On recto the portrait of Dominic, founder of the Dominican Order of Preaching Friars, is represented by a full-length woodcut.
Francis, founder of the Franciscan Order, is portrayed at full length. He stands before us in the habit of his order, both hands raised in exhortation.
In lower right...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta etas mundi. Foliu LXXV, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta etas mundi. Foliu LXXV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 460x320mm. Paper slightly foxed. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Size of sheet 460 x 320mm.
On recto the portrait of Alexander the Great (Magnus), the twenty-fourth king of the Macedonians among 6 other portraits from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Euro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta etas mudi LXX, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta etas mudi LXX
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 460x320mm. Paper slightly foxed. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Size of sheet 460 x 320mm. Some contemporary marginalia.
On recto the portrait Marcus Curtius (Curcius), the noble Roman youth, fully accoutered and mounted on his beautiful steed, is depicted in the act of plunging into the great chasm that opened in the earth in the region of the forum, as related in the text and accompanying note. Rider and horse are s... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Printed Leaves
LA MER DES HISTOIRES,  [Text page]. La sizieme aage. Feuillet  IIc XIII., antique map, old maps LA MER DES HISTOIRES - [Text page]. La sizieme aage. Feuillet IIc XIII.
Paris, Pierre Le rouge, 1488, Uncoloured.. 382x280mm. Strong impression. A fine and clean copy. Ancient annotations in brown ink. The leaf contains 50 lines of double-column text in fine Gothic script and initial letters rubricated in red and blue.
Incunable text pages from "La Mer des Hystoires" published in 1488 by Pierre Le Rouge in Paris. "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "Rudimentum Novitiorum", a world history first issued at Lübeck in 1475.

“La Mer des Hystoires” is an original adaptation in F...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
INCUNABULUM., [La Mer des Histoires].La sizieme aage. Feuillets IIc XII ., antique map, old maps INCUNABULUM. - [La Mer des Histoires].La sizieme aage. Feuillets IIc XII .
Paris, Pierre Le rouge, 1488, Uncoloured.. 382x280mm. Strong impression. A fine and clean copy. Ancient annotations in brown ink. The leaf contains 50 lines of double-column text in fine Gothic script and initial letters rubricated in red and blue.
Incunable text page from "La Mer des Hystoires" published in 1488 by Pierre Le Rouge in Paris. "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "Rudimentum Novitiorum", a world history first issued at Lübeck in 1475.

“La Mer des Hystoires” is an original adaptation in Fr...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  A printed leaf on vellum from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A printed leaf on vellum from a Book of Hours.
Paris, ca 1505, In original colours.. 218x160mm. 30 Lines of text in Latin, with decorative side borders.
RECTO: One 2-line and eight 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and five line-fillers. Colourful panel border in he right margin of acanthus leaves and flowers, with black pen work.
VERSO: One 2-line initial and two line-fillers in liquid gold on coloured ground. Panel as on rect...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours.
Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1520-1540, In original colours.. 155x102mm. Printed on vellum in black with many initials hand painted in red, blue and gold. Vellum at the edges slightly soiled, and initials faded.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by Renaissance borders decorated with flowers and little miniatures with figures on both sides.
From the press of the leading Parisian publisher and illuminator Germain Hardouyn, active from c.1500/1505 to 1539/1541. Between the end of the fifteenth century ...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Music / Antiphoner
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Besançon, 1370, In original colours.. 291x220mm. 13 lines in dark brown, written in two columns. Upper margin cropped, shaving the marginal initial, generally in fine condition.
A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black, numerous pen-flourished initials in brown with red flourishing almost each initial decorated with human heads. Several 1-line initials in brown and red ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,800)

Starting bid
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Italy, 1480, In original colours.. 650x430mm. In very good condition. Lines written in rounded gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red.
A very fine antiphonary leaf, written in Latin , probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial ,O, decorated with pen work in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black.
On extremely heavy vellum (most likely ox) Wide margins. A fe...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Italy, 1480, In original colours.. 650x430mm. In very good condition. Lines written in rounded gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red.
A very fine antiphonary leaf, written in Latin , probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial ,I, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: A wonderful initial ,O, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
On extremel...
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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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