Christies: The History of Western Script: Important Antiquities and Manuscripts from the Schøyen Collection, 18152, London - King Street

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Auction Date
07/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
Page Size: 61 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
401

A MESOPOTAMIAN PROTO-CUNEIFORM CLAY TABLET WITH ACCOUNT OF MONTHLY RATIONS

LATE URUK PERIOD, CIRCA 3100-3000 B.C.GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 62,500.00
402

AN OLD BABYLONIAN CUNEIFORM CLAY TABLET OF THE UR-ISIN KING LIST

ISIN1813-1812 B.C.GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00GBP 18,750.00
403

A DORIC GREEK INSCRIBED LEAD CURSE TABLET

CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 10,625.00
404EURIPIDES

EURIPIDES, Phoenissae, in Greek uncial, manuscript on papyrus

Egyptlate 1st century B.C.GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 9,375.00
405

MILITARY PAY REGISTER OF COHORS I APAMENORUM, in Greek, manuscript on papyrus

Egypt3rd centuryGBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
406

BIBLE, Ecclesiasticus, in Greek, manuscript on vellum

Eastern Mediterranean6th or 7th centuryGBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 8,750.00
407

PALIMPSEST, in Christian-Palestinian Aramaic and Syriac, manuscript on vellum

Mt Sinai, Egypt6th century, c.700GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 35,000.00
408

APOCRYPHAL ACTS OF THE APOSTLES, Philip and Peter in Phrygia, in Sahidic Coptic, manuscript on vellum

Egypt9th or 10th centuryGBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 11,875.00
409

BIBLE, Genesis, in Hebrew, manuscript on vellum

near East9th or 10th centuryGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 31,250.00
410

BIBLE, Exodus, in Hebrew with the Aramaic translation of the Pentateuch, Targum Onkelos, interlined verse by verse, manuscript on vellum

near East10th or first half 11th centuryGBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 31,250.00
411

LECTIONARY, in Syriac, illuminated manuscript on vellum

near Eastc.1200GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 16,250.00
412ISAAC BEN ABBA MARI OF MARSEILLES (c.1122 – c.1193),

Sefer ha-Ittur or Ittur Sofrim (a compilation of the main Halakhic laws), in Hebrew, manuscript on vellum

southern Francelate 13th centuryGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,250.00
413

A ROMAN BRONZE FLEET DIPLOMA FOR L. PETRONIO, REIGN OF ANTONINUS PIUS, 143 A.D.

143 A.D.GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 25,000.00
414

A GROUP OF SIX ROMANO-BRITISH LEAD CURSE TABLETS

CIRCA 150-300 A.D.GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 11,875.00
415

BIBLE, Ezechiel, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

northern Italy5th centuryGBP 120,000.00 - 180,000.00GBP 212,500.00
416POPE LEO I,

Sermones, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

Lake Constancefirst quarter 9th centuryGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 16,250.00
417ATHANASIUS OF ALEXANDRIA (PSEUDO-).

Quaestiones ad Antiochum ducem 94 – 101, in Georgian, manuscript on vellum

Georgia10th centuryGBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 25,000.00
418SMARAGDUS OF SAINT-MIHIEL,

Commentary on the Rule of St Benedict, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum

Visigothic Spain (perhaps Burgos province)10th centuryGBP 35,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
419

COLLECTION OF HOMILIES, Homiliae Capitulares, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

Italy, Montecassino2nd half 11th centuryGBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 32,500.00
420ST AUGUSTINE,

Tractatus in Iohannem, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

Dalmatialate 11th centuryGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 16,250.00
421

THE SYMBOL OF ST LUKE, a historiated initial on a leaf from a noted Missal, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Italy, Puglia (Bari?)late 11th centuryGBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 40,000.00
422

PSALTER, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

Italy, Veroliearly 12th centuryGBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
423

STATUTES OR RULES OF ASSOCIATION OF A LAY FRATERNITY, ch. 12-16, in Cakavian Croatian, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Island of Krk, Croatiaearly 15th centuryGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 12,500.00
424 PAUL THE DEACON

HOMILIARY OF PAUL THE DEACON, including excerpts from Homilies by Bede, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

Germany, Rhinelandc.800GBP 60,000.00 - 90,000.00Not Sold
425

HOMILIARY, in Latin, manuscript on vellum

southern Germany1st third 9th centuryGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 12,500.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, <i>Bogotá 1938 / IV Centenario / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos,</i> 1938. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>McQueen Drives Porsche,</i> designer unknown, 1970. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>Joe Bridge, <i>Bignan / A Des Ailes,</i> 1921. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Graham Simmons, <i>The Army Isn’t All Work,</i> 1919. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Je ne fume que le nil,</i> 1912. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>Attack of the 50 ft. Woman,</i> designer unknown, 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Raymond Tooby, <i>Festival Guiness / Have You Tried One Yet?,</i> 1952. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Francisco Tamagno, <i>Terrot & Co. / Dijon / Cycles Motorettes,</i> 1909. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>A. Hori, Oakland / General Motors, circa 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Travel? Adventure? Answer – Join the Marines!,</i> circa 1918. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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