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Medieval Manuscripts
PSALTER,  Illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter., antique map, old maps PSALTER - Illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter.
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, some smudging and clipping of paint on illuminated initial. Generally good condition.
Very fine illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular Gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling.
Very fine initial extended in the margin. 7 Versal initials in burnished gold or blue accompanied by alternating blue or r...
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Estimate
($ 4,500 - 6,000)

Starting bid
$ 3,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PSALTER,  Illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter., antique map, old maps PSALTER - Illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter.
England, c. 1280, In original colours.. 179x132mm. 20 Lines of text in a Gothic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the penwork extenders sometimes slightly cropped. Ink smudging on recto.
Very fine illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter in Latin. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling.
Very fine initial extended in the margin. 6 Versal initials in burnished gold or blue accompanied by alternating blue or red penwork, one gold initial with penwo...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS.,  The Poisoned cup of Saint John. [from the Book of Hours in the Suffrages to the Saints]., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - The Poisoned cup of Saint John. [from the Book of Hours in the Suffrages to the Saints].
France, ca.1300, In original colours.. 245x160mm. Miniature leaf on vellum in lapis lazuli, vermilion, gold leaf, plant-based greens, ochre, and flake white leaf on vellum.
A 4 line text written in latin with dark brown ink in gothic script on vellum a rubric at the end of the sentence.
Good, but a bit browned and stained. Top margin cut into marginal decoration.
Painted scene of the Poisoned cup of Saint John. The biblical story goes that the Emperor Diocletian offered St. John a cup of poisoned wine. He survived because he blessed the wine before he put it to his lips, the poison rose from the chalice in the shape of a serpent. Below a decorated initial in... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,400 - 3,000)

Bid received
$ 1,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum.
Paris, ca. 1440, In original colours.. 182x135mm. Flat strong vellum. Seize of sheet 182 x 135mm.
Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum, 16 lines of text in black, in a strong Gothic book hand.
Starting the office of the deceased.
RECTO: The right-hand page shows a 5-line illuminated initial in blue "D"ilexi...., infilled with coloured, stylized flowers and white penwork on a highl...
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Estimate
($ 850 - 900)

Bid received
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum.
Paris, ca. 1440, In original colours.. 182x135mm. Flat strong vellum. Size of sheet 182 x 135mm.
Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum, 16 lines of text in black, in a strong Gothic book hand.
VERSO with a 2-lines initial in red, blue and burnished gold.
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours. (Calendar month of March), antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours. (Calendar month of March)
Paris, ca. 1450, In original colours.. 185x135mm. Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand.
medieval manuscriptRECTO : Calendar month of March with a 2-line initial in liquid gold on coloured ground. Colourful p... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 375 - 450)

Bid received
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours.
Flanders ca.1450, In original colours.. 170x115mm. Justification: 85x62 mm. 14 Lines of text in Dutch. In excellent condition.


RECTO: Two 1-line capitals in red, blue or burnished gold with extensive penwork
VERSO: One 1-line capitals in red...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours.
Flanders ca.1450, In original colours.. 170x115mm. Justification: 85x62 mm. 14 Lines of text in Dutch. In excellent condition.


RECTO: One 1-line capitals in red, blue or burnished gold with extensive penwork
VERSO: One 1-line capitals in red, ...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours.
Flanders ca.1450, In original colours.. 170x115mm. Justification: 85x62 mm. 14 Lines of text in Dutch. In excellent condition.


VERSO: One 1-line capitals in red, blue or burnished gold with extensive penwork....
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BIBLE,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Bible., antique map, old maps BIBLE - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Bible.
Paris, c. 1450, In original colours.. 155x109mm. Vellum very slightly toned. Good full margins. Size of leaf: 155 x 109mm. Slightly spotted.
image versoVellum leaf from a French or Flemish breviary with decoration typical of the scriptoria of northern France, the penwork is very similar to penwork of Hol... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Page from a 15th. century Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Page from a 15th. century Book of Hours.
Paris, ca. 1450, In original colours.. 180x126mm. Very fine condition. Strong vellum, original margins.
13 lines of text, written dark-brown ink, in a clear gothic book hand with several 1-line initials in blue with red pen work into the margins some initials in burnished gold with pen work.

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Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Fine manuscript leaf from a Flemish book of hours, on vellum., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Fine manuscript leaf from a Flemish book of hours, on vellum.
Flanders, ca. 1460, In original colours.. 166x121mm. Very good condition, wide original margins, strong and very flat vellum. Slight brown brown spot, just visible on recto.
15 lines of text in a large gothic bookhand, in dark brown ink.
three 1-line initials in burnished gold with blue penwork into the margin, and three 1-line initials in blue with contrasting red penwork, line fillers in red and blue.
RECTO: one 2-line initial "L" in burnished gold, "Lauda anim...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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.
Small leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours with 14 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 four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds and line fillers.

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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 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.
Small leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours with 14 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 two 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds and line fillers.
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 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.
Small leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours with 14 lines of text in Latin and one 2-lines intial and nine 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line filler. Colourful panel border in the left and right margins of acanthus leaves and flowers, with black pen work.
VERSO : 14 ...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS., Legal Writing by an English Scribe., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Legal Writing by an English Scribe.
London, 1510, Pen and ink.. 145x105mm. Manuscript on paper. Initial in red. Near-mint condition.
A single leaf from a Renaissance Treatise on Canon Law, in Latin on paper. The manuscript's predominately legal content and lack of illumination indicate it was likely written to be utilized by a law student in England.
Writing on front and verso....
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS., Two large format very rare psalter or graduale leaves on heavy vellum (15/16th century)., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Two large format very rare psalter or graduale leaves on heavy vellum (15/16th century).
France, ca. 1500/1580, In original colours.. 510x360mm. The condition of both is very acceptable, traces of glue from a former framing or doubling visible on both versos.Some margins are ragged.
Both have coloured margin decorations in the form of gesticulating or singing monks/saints, both with texts, one from Lucas 22/15, and one with musical notation of a psalm.
They both seem to contain parts of texts and psalms that were used and or sung during Easter-time in Benedictan/Cistercie...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 675)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ABU BAKR JAMI,  Double page manuscript page with Islamic prayers with beautiful headings throughout., antique map, old maps ABU BAKR JAMI - Double page manuscript page with Islamic prayers with beautiful headings throughout.
Isfahan, ca. 1780, In original colours.. 300x370mm. Written by the scribe Aby Bakr Jami in Isfahan on polished paper. In black, red, blue and gilt. There are a few worm holes and tracks in the blank margins
Fine double page brilliantly illuminated gilt leaves written by the scribe Abu Bakr Jami in Isfahan. The Arabic text contains Islamic prayers with beautiful headings throughout. The highly polished paper is characteristic of that used for sacred texts. It was made by a separate guild and is sized wi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ABU BAKR JAMI,  Double page manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings,  written by Ferdowsi., antique map, old maps ABU BAKR JAMI - Double page manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings, written by Ferdowsi.
Isfahan, ca. 1780, In original colours.. 300x370mm. Written by the scribe Aby Bakr Jami in Isfahan on polished paper. In black, red, blue and gilt. There are a few worm holes and tracks in the blank margins
Fine double page brilliantly illuminated gilt leaves written by the scribe Abu Bakr Jami in Isfahan. The Arabic text contains Islamic prayers with beautiful headings throughout. The highly polished paper is characteristic of that used for sacred texts. It was made by a separate guild and is sized wi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 150)

Bid received
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene]
India, ca. 1900, In original colours.. 185x105mm. Manuscript on paper. Left margin a bit frayed. . In good condition. Size of paper : 210 x 122mm.
On recto a miniature of a hunting scene (122 x 70mm.). Verso text in black and red ink. Rajasthan is renowned state for Indian Rajasthani miniature painting art. Even though, this form of art was brought from Persia. Indian artists are known for their own style. These painting are done with utmost c... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 175)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene]
India, ca. 1900, In original colours.. 190x105mm. Manuscript on paper. Left margin a bit frayed. . In good condition. Size of paper : 210 x 122mm.
On verso miniature of a hunting scene (122 x 7cm.). Recto text in black and red ink. Rajasthan is renowned state for Indian Rajasthani miniature painting art. Even though, this form of art was brought from Persia. Indian artists are known for their own style. These painting are done with utmost care... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Mughal miniature painting of a hunting scene]
India, ca. 1900, In original colours.. 165x80mm. Manuscript on paper. Left margin a bit frayed. . In good condition. Size of paper : 210 x 122mm.
On verso miniature of a hunting scene (122 x 7cm.). Recto text in black and red ink. Rajasthan is renowned state for Indian Rajasthani miniature painting art. Even though, this form of art was brought from Persia. Indian artists are known for their own style. These painting are done with utmost care... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Nuremberg Chronicle
SCHEDEL, H.,  Madeburga [ Maagdenburg Folio CLXXX ], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Madeburga [ Maagdenburg Folio CLXXX ]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 195x510mm. Double page wood cut. Two sheets joined, excellent.
Double page panoramic town-view of Magdeburg. A imaginary view, however the earliest obtainable view of this period.

Two page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year th...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,600)

Starting bid
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mudi. Symon Apostolus.. Folio CVII., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mudi. Symon Apostolus.. Folio CVII.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 457x323mm. Some very minor marginal staining, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
A very nice presentation of the martyr of Simon, sawn in half at Suanir, and Mathias stoned to death at Colchis in 80 AD. Overleaf, it shows the martyr of Matthew and Jude Thaddeus beaten to death with a club.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, publish...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  [ Secunda etas mundi. Foliu XVIII ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [ Secunda etas mundi. Foliu XVIII ].
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 370x225mm. Some very minor marginal staining. Else good condition with wide margins.
Text in Latin, each paragraph separated by the triumphant cross with orb representing Christ's reign over the world (it is often shown atop Christ's scepter in Christian art) as well as the crown of sovereignty and the King's sword.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Libe...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Text page with Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. ] Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXV , antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Text page with Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. ] Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 350x220mm. Some light marginal staining. On recto a light brown spot upper right corner. Dark impression on large sheet.
Text page with woodcuts of Kings, Queens, Saints, Popes and historical personalities. On verso a portrait of Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus (ca.160 - ca.220 AD), holding a book.
Tertullian was a prolific and controversial early Christian author, and the first to write Christian Latin lit...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Text page with Saint Appolonia, the patron saint of dentistry, Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXX ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Text page with Saint Appolonia, the patron saint of dentistry, Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXX ].
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 350x220mm. Some light marginal staining. Dark impression on large sheet. Else in good condition.
Text page with woodcuts of Abdon & Senen, Agatha, Appolonia, Serapion, Meniacus, Victoria. With a wood cut of Apolonia (7x5cm.), the patron saint of dentistry. Because of the torture Saint Apolonia endured people frequently pray her when they have a toothache and hence she has become the patron sain... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Text page with Kings and historical personalities.] Quita etas mundi. Foliu. LXXXIII , antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Text page with Kings and historical personalities.] Quita etas mundi. Foliu. LXXXIII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 350x220mm. Some heavy marginal staining. Manuscript writing in right margin. A few marginal worm holes.
Text page with woodcuts of Kings and historical personalities.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. In May of 1493 appeared in the Latin langu...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Text page with Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXVI., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Text page with Kings, Queens, Saints and Popes. Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXVI.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 350x220mm. Light marginal staining on recto and verso. A few marginal worm holes. Dark impression on large sheet.
Recto verso text page with woodcuts of Kings, Queens, Saints (St.Cecilia), Popes and historical personalities.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering Am...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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 marginal browning on the recto upper margin only. Dark impression. Else very good condition.
Text page with woodcuts of Abdon and Senen, Agatha, Apollonia, Serapion, Meniacus, Victoria.
With a wood cut of Apollonia, 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 sa...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quita Etas Mundi. Folium.LXXI (Toulouse), antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quita Etas Mundi. Folium.LXXI (Toulouse)
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 an imaginary town-view of Toulouse, France.
VERSO are portraits of poets and teachers.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Tercia Etas Mudi. Babilonias. Folii XXIIII [Babylon], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Tercia Etas Mudi. Babilonias. Folii XXIIII [Babylon]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 470x323mm. Some very minor marginal staining. Very good condition.
A very fine presentation of this imaginary view of ancient Babylon (Dim. H : 140 mm W : 223 mm).
Capital letters are heighlightened and titles underlined in red.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunabula, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chro...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mudi. Folio CCLV. (With portret of Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mudi. Folio CCLV. (With portret of Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 457x323mm. Some very minor marginal staining, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
A very fine presentation of the astronomer Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe. A village-scene (D... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  (Apostles Andrews and Thomas.] Folio CVI., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - (Apostles Andrews and Thomas.] Folio CVI.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 430x310mm. Wood cuts with letter press. Paper slightly age toned. Some spotting. Sheet size : 430 x 310mm.
Fine page with two large wood cut prints of the executions of the Apostles Andrea's and Thomas from the Nuremberg Chronicle . Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle , published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quarta etas mundi Folium L.  Jericho, The Prophet Elijah Ascending to Heaven. Folium I, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quarta etas mundi Folium L. Jericho, The Prophet Elijah Ascending to Heaven. Folium I
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x310mm. Wood cut. Some age-toning and brown spot in right margin and on verso. Initial letters rubricated in red.
An imaginary view of Jericho: however the earliest obtainable view of this period. Underneath the prophet Elijah Ascending to Heaven in a fiery chariot.
VERSO : The Lineage of Pontifs and Kings of Syria.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CVII. [the martyr of Simon], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CVII. [the martyr of Simon]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 435x300mm. Paper slightly age toned. Dark impression on large sheet (435 x 300mm.)
A very nice presentation of the martyr of Simon, sawn in half at Suanir, and Mathias stoned to death at Colchis in 80 AD. Overleaf, it shows the martyr of Matthew and Jude Thaddeus beaten to death with a club.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CLXVII., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CLXVII.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x300mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Sheet size 440 x 300mm.
Latin text page with woodcuts on recto and verso of a Comet, Saints, Kings, and Queens
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. In May of 1493...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXLVI, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CXLVI
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x305mm. Dark impression on large sheet (475 x 305mm.) In very fine condition.
Latin text page with woodcuts on recto and verso of Saints, Kings, and Queens. Including on recto an illustration of Rain of Blood and an Inundation. Fire is bursting from the clouds and blood is dropping from them. Rocks are tossed about in the air. Upper right "Animals in Human Form, appearing in ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, Hartmann., Apostles Andrews and Thomas. Folio CVI - Nuremberg Chronicle. , antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, Hartmann. - Apostles Andrews and Thomas. Folio CVI - Nuremberg Chronicle.
Nuremberg, 1493., Uncoloured as published. 440x300mm. Very good condition, with a dark impression.
An interesting page of wood cut prints depicting the executions of the Apostles: Andrea's and Thomas, taken from the Nuremberg Chronicle.
The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Dürer may also have collaborated, since s...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, Hartmann., Sexta Etas Mundi. Folio CV - Nuremberg Chronicle. , antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, Hartmann. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folio CV - Nuremberg Chronicle.
Nuremberg, 1493., Uncoloured as published. 440x300mm. Very good condition, with a dark impression.
An interesting page from the famous Nuremberg Chronicle: Side one: Seneca murdered in the bath-tub, and the crucifixion of the apostle Philippus, plus two smaller images.
Side two: The apostle Bartholomeus being skinned, in the presence of a King plus two smaller images.
The woodblock cut...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Printed Leaves
INCUNABULUM.,  [La Mer des Histoires].La tierce aage. Feuillet IXxxIII., antique map, old maps INCUNABULUM. - [La Mer des Histoires].La tierce aage. Feuillet IXxxIII.
Paris, Pierre Le rouge, 1488, Printed with manuscript letters in red and blue.. 382x280mm. Strong impression. A fine and clean copy. Size of sheet 382 x 280mm.
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.
The leaf contains 50 lines of double-column text in fine Got...
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Estimate
($ 20 - 35)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LA MER DES HISTOIRES,  [Text page]. La tierce aage. Feuillet IXxxII., antique map, old maps LA MER DES HISTOIRES - [Text page]. La tierce aage. Feuillet IXxxII.
Paris, Pierre Le rouge, 1488, Printed with manuscript letters in red and blue.. 382x280mm. The leaf contains 50 lines of double-column text in fine Gothic script, manuscript initial letters rubricated in red and blue ink and one large initial decorated with interlacing's.
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)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LA MER DES HISTOIRES,   Second aage. Feuillet Lxb., antique map, old maps LA MER DES HISTOIRES - Second aage. Feuillet Lxb.
Paris, Pierre Le rouge, 1488, Printed with manuscript letters in red and blue.. 382x280mm. Strong impression. A fine and clean copy. Size of leaf 382 x 280mm.
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.
The leaf contains 50 lines of double-column text in fine Got...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 150)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  A printed leaf from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A printed leaf from a Book of Hours.
Paris, G. Hardouin, 1512, In original colours.. 218x136mm. 30 Lines of text in Latin, with decorative side borders. Size of vellum sheet : 203x136mm. Upper margin cut short.
medieval manuscriptRECTO: Two 2-line and two 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds. Miniature with Saint Anne. Decorative panel border in h... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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, as usual.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers and religious scenes.
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 and the early sixteenth c...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 20
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, as usual.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers and religious scenes.
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 and the early sixteenth c...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Bid received
$ 50
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, as usual. Brown spot.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers and religious scenes.
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 and the early sixteenth c...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 20
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, as usual. Brown spot.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers and religious scenes.
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 and the early sixteenth c...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 170
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, as usual. Brown spot.
21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers and religious scenes. Two 7 line illustrations of St. Job and St. Sebastian.

From the press of the leading Parisian publisher and illuminator Germain Hardouyn, active from c.1500/1505 to 1539/1541.
Bet...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Music / Antiphoner
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
France, 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 Besancon, 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
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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