Medieval Manuscripts

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  1. BIANCHINI, Giovanni.

    [Illuminated manuscript astronomical treatise, entitled:] Tabulae de motibus planetarum

    [Ferrara, ca 1475].

    a fine and complete deluxe illuminated manuscript of the astronomical tables of giovanni bianchini.

    £110000

  2. AUGUSTINE, Saint.

    De civitate Dei.

    Germany, ?Westphalia, c. 1300.

    A handsome bifolium from a large folio copy of St. Augustine’s greatest work, a vindication of Christianity against pagan critics.

    £4500

  3. [LITURGY WITH MUSICAL NOTATION.]

    MISSAL, with readings and music for the 18th, 19th and 20th Sundays after Pentecost; a partial...

    The fine angular script and elegantly simple initials are typical of Cistercian manuscripts, although the absence of punctus flexus punctuation precludes a more definitive Cistercian attribution.

    £2250