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Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

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-flourish...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besançon, 1370

 


Leaf on vellum from a Missal.

A very fine Missal leaf, written in Latin. RECTO: A wonderful initial O decorated with pen work in red, purple and blue. The initial is 6x6cm. VERSO: one initial "I&...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MISSAL.
Place & Date: France, c. 1410

 


Leaf on vellum, from a manuscript book of hours.

Scatter border of flowers. Borders of very high quality, executed by an artist of the Ghent-Bruges school.VERSO: 19 lines of Dutch text in brown ink. A 6-lines capital &q...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Flanders, 1450

 


Leaf on vellum from an Italian manuscript Book of Hours.

A leaf from an Italian Book of Hours, written on vellum in the neighborhood of Ferrara, around 1480.The decorations of this leaf are extraordinary : the bouquet of flower...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Italy, Ferrara, ca.1480

 


Venecie. [Venice] Foliu XLIIII

A very fine of Venice (192x525mm.) Verso a view of Padua. Schedel's view of Venice is one of the earliest obtainable views of the city. The view is based on the view of ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Prima Etas Mundi. IX (with Eve nursing Kain and Abel)

A very fine presentation of Eve nursing Kain and Abel. Adam is working (255x220 cm). VERSO a genealogy of Adam.Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Li...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


(EUROPE).

A woodcut colored map of northern and central Europe. The first modern map of the area. Second printed map of the North, after the woodcut map published in the 'Ulm' Ptol...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 


Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.

Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map produ...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Quarta etas mudi Folio LVIII [Rome]

Double text page in German with a woodblock Rome (23x53cm.)On verso a view of Genua (193x222mm). Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chro...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Quinta Asie Tabvla.

Woodblock map of Persia from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy,  a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissance geography and map p...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513