Medieval Manuscripts

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  1. ANTIPHONAL,

    with neumes, containing music for the blessing...

    Southern Germany or Bohemia, mid-15th century.

    An unusual and striking antiphonal leaf...

    £4250

  2. ANTIPHONAL,

    with neumes, containing antiphons, responses...

    Germany, 1st half of 12th century.

    Two bifolia from a notably early antiphonal.

    £5000

  3. BIBLE,

    ...

    Germany or perhaps Switzerland, mid-12th...

    From a folio German romanesque Bible.

    £3750

  4. BOOK OF HOURS,

    in Latin, from the Hours of the Virgin...

    Flanders or northern France, early 14th...

    An exquisite leaf from an exceptionally...

    £2250

  5. CHOIRBOOK.

    Large historiated initial ‘I’.

    Italy (Umbria), c. 1300.

    A very elegant initial in a style characteristic...

    £4500

  6. DE CICON, Marguerite.

    Manuscript regarding the seigneurial rights...

    Montureux-lès-Baulay, France, 1627.

    A remarkably detailed manuscript, and...

    £4750

  7. [FIREFIGHTING.]

    Verneuerte Feuer-Ordnung / Eines edlen...

    Nuremberg, Michael Endter, 1656.

    Scarce expanded edition of this guide...

    £3500

  8. [GRADUAL.]

    Vast historiated initial ‘A’ cut from...

    Italy (Umbria), end of thirteenth century.

    A spectacular initial on the scale of...

    £20000

  9. HOMILIARY,

    in Latin, with parts of Augustine’s Sermones...

    Germany, 11th century.

    The first leaf here contains parts of sermon...

    £1750

  10. ITALY – MONTEPULCIANO.

    Notarial register of Mei, notary public...

    Italy (Montepulciano), September – November...

    Fragments from a notarial register of Montepulciano...

    £2000

  11. JOHN DE BURGH.

    Pupilla oculi.

    England, c. 1400.

    John de Burgh’s Pupilla oculi...

    £1750

  12. LA SALLE, Jean-Baptiste, Saint. 

    Les règles de la bienséance et de la...

    Rheims, Le Batard [– Barbier], 1808. 

    Rare edition of La Salle’s pedagogical...

    £750

  13. [MIRACLE STORIES.]

    Miracle stories of the Virgin, in Latin

    Germany, first half of 14th century.

    Two fragments containing rare fourteenth-century...

    £2250

  14. MISSAL,

    in Latin, with readings for the first Sunday...

    Southern Netherlands or northern France...

    A remnant of what must have been an...

    £3250

  15. PONTIFICAL-MISSAL,

    Use of Luçon, in Latin, with readings...

    France (Paris), late fourteenth century.

    A rediscovered leaf from the Missal...

    £17500

  16. SARUM BREVIARY,

    in Latin.

    England, 1st quarter of 15th century.

    A fragment of 21 leaves from a portable...

    £4250

  17. SARUM MISSAL,

    in Latin, with readings and music for the...

    England, late 14th century.

    A richly illuminated leaf from a Sarum...

    £3250

  18. [SPINELLI.]

    Illuminated arms of the Spinelli family...

    Italy (Florence), c. 1460s.

    Florentine border decoration of very...

    £3000