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LIBER SUPER ETHICORUM ARISTOTELIS (Commentary on the Ethics of Aristotle);Illuminated manuscript on vellum By Thomas Aquinas by Thomas Aquinas

BOOK DESCRIPTION: ELEGANT RENAISSANCE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT IN NEAR PRISTINE CONDITION IN LATIN ON VELLUM, Northeastern Italy (Venice), c. 1470, 340 x 235 mm.,160 folios, complete (collation, i-xii10, xii8, xiii-xvi10, xvii2), written in rounded southern…

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$225,000.00


BOOK OF HOURS (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

REMARKABLE EXAMPLE OF A PERFECTLY PRESERVED PARISIAN RENAISSANCE BOOK OF HOURS WITH BINDING, CLASPS, AND PICTURES ALL INTACT. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French, France, Paris, c. 1500. Dimensions 220 x 130 mm., 90 folios, complete, …

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$145,000.00


Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

RARE THIRTEENTH-CENTURY PORTABLE BIBLE FROM SPAIN. In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, Spain, Kingdom of Castille (Seville?), c. 1240-1260. Dimensions 172 x 123 mm., 328 folios, prickings remain, copied by at least three scribes in gothic bookhan…

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$140,000.00


BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF ROME); illuminated manuscript on parchment in Latin

SUBSTANTIAL BOOK OF HOURS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH MANY LARGE AND SMALL MINIATURES. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, Southern Netherlands, Ghent or Bruges, c. 1460-1470. Dimensions 179 x 124 mm., 118 folios, complete, written in brown ink in a…

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$135,000.00


Liber meneschalcie, Italian translation of Laurentius Rusius, Hippiatria sive Marescalia (Book on the Health of Horses) by ANTONIO DAPERA and LAURENTIUS RUSIUS

RARE MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ON THE HEALTH OF HORSES. In Italian and Latin, illustrated manuscript on paper, Northern Italy (perhaps Ferrara), dated 1434. Dimensions 283 x 217 mm, 82 folios, complete, watermark of three mountains, phrases in decorative cartou…

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$125,000.00


Expositio in epistolas Pauli, illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin with frontispiece miniature possibly by a son of Jean Budé by HAIMO OF AUXERRE

A BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATED COPY OF THE COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLES OF PAUL BY HAIMO OF AUXERRE COMMISSIONED BY Jean II Budé. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, France, Paris, c. 1460-1480 and c. 1500. Dimensions 278 x 105 mm. 193 folios, catchwor…

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$125,000.00


Sermones de sanctis et de commune sanctorum [Sermons for the Sanctorale and for the Common of Saints]; Speculum Beatae Virginis Mariae [Mirror of the Blessed Virgin Mary]; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment with an intact medieval chained binding by CONRAD OF SAXONY

MEDIEVAL SERMON MANUSCRIPT IN A FIFTEENTH-CENTURY CHAINED BINDING, CHAIN INTACT, decorated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, Austria (Vienna?) or Southern Germany, c. 1275-1300. 182 x 127 mm. 190 folios, complete, written in a rapid Gothic hand with cur…

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$125,000.00


Chronique amplifiée des rois de France (Amplified Chronicle of the Kings of France); medieval manuscript on paper in French by GUILLAUME DE NANGIS

LARGE FORMAT MEDIEVAL CHRONICLE IN ITS ORIGINAL BINDING. In French, manuscript on paper, France, c. 1450-1500. Dimensions 280 x 205 mm, 403 folios, incomplete at end, vertical catchwords on all quires except xviii and xxv, leaf signatures first half of al…

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$110,000.00


Book of Hours (use of Rouen); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ILLUMINATED PRAYER BOOK FROM FRANCE. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, illuminated by the circle of the Master of the Rouen Echevinage (Jean Coquet?), France, Rouen, c. 1470-1480. Dimensions 176 x 128 mm., 141 fol…

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$100,000.00


Book of Hours (Use of Paris); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

BOOK DESCRIPTION: LOVELY BOOK OF HOURS BY ONE OF THE MOST SKILLFUL PARISIAN ILLUMINATOR OF HIS GENERATION. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Paris, c. 1460-1470. Dimensions 176 x 123 mm., 147 folios, complete, written in b…

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$100,000.00


[ANONYMOUS], Les sept fruits de la tribulation; and [ANONYMOUS], Miroir d’or de l’ame pecheresse, French translation of JACOBUS DE GRUYTRODE (or JACOBUS DE JÜTERBORG), Speculum aureum animae peccatricis; Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in French by [ANONYMOUS], Les sept fruits de la tribulation;

ELEGANT MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING TWO WORKS OF SPIRITUAL AND MORAL EDIFICATION IN FRENCH TRANSLATION. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in French, France, after 1482, c. 1490. Dimensions 274 x 175 mm. 70 folios, written in a Gothic bâtarde bookhand, 18 la…

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$98,000.00


The Triumph of Applause and the Glories of Her Royal Highness Maria Anna Christina Victoria of Bavaria, Dauphine of France, Illustrated with Perfect Letters, Which Contain the Following Verses to be Read in the Image with a Microscope; manuscript in Italian and micrographic drawing of the same text by IGNATIO FRANCESCO MULIGIN and PIERRE MIGNARD(?)

RARE MICROGRAPHIC DRAWING AND ACCOMPANYING MANUSCRIPT FOR A DAUPHINE OF FRARARE MICROGRAPHIC DRAWING AND ACCOMPANYING MANUSCRIPT FOR A DAUPHINE OF FRANCE. Micrographic drawing and manuscript on paper, in Italian, France, c. 1683-84. Drawing: one large she…

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$95,000.00


BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI); illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French by BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI)

PAINTED IN SOFT SHADES OF SEMI-GRISAILLE FROM THE WORKSHOP OF THE "PRINCE OF ILLUMINATION". Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French, France, Valenciennes, c. 1475-1480. Dimensions 158 x 110 mm. 84 ff., lacking an undetermined number of le…

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$85,000.00


Viridarium Gregorianum sive Biblia Gregoriana, New Testament (A Garden or Bible of Gregory); in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment by JACOBUS FOLQUERIUS (JACQUES FOUQUIER)

FOURTEENTH-CENTURY MANUSCRIPT OF A RARE NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY COPIED BY A NAMED SCRIBE. In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, Southwest Flanders or Hainaut (Tournai?), c. 1350. Dimensions 240 x 170 mm., 120 folios, complete, catchwords in red an…

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$85,000.00


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