Bloomsbury Auctions: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures, 70622, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/06/2022 - 07/06/2022
Page Size: 132 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Three cuttings from an exceptionally early manuscript of Paul the Deacon's Homiliary

RhinelandGBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 87,500.00
2

Priscian, Institutiones Grammaticae, in an early example of Beneventan minuscule

southern ItalyGBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
3

Two small cuttings from Hrabanus Maurus

probably ItalyGBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 812.50
4

Two cuttings from an early Liber Pontificalis

perhaps Poland or south-east GermanyGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,750.00
5

Single leaf from a Homiliary by either Haimo of Halberstadt or Haimo of Auxerre

probably ItalyGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,250.00
6

Substantial remains of a single gathering from a large manuscript of Augustine

probably GermanyGBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 9,375.00
7

Jerome, Commentarius in Sophoniam 3:1-7, in Latin with a few words in Greek

GermanyGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,500.00
8

Two leaves from a large Romanesque Bible

northern ItalyGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,750.00
9

Leaf from a Bible, with Mark 14:68-15:41, including Christ's heart-rending words on the Cross

ItalyGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
10

Leaf from an early Noted Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

GermanyGBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
11

Bifolium from a Sacramentary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

GermanyGBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
12

Leaf from a Romanesque Lectionary

Italy (probably Montecassino or Naples)GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,000.00
13

Cutting from an 'Atlantic' Bible, with remnant of a large interlace initial in Carolingian style

ItalyGBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 687.50
14

Leaf from a gargantuan 'Atlantic' Bible

ItalyGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,375.00
15

Bifolium from a Sacramentary, in Latin, manuscript on parchment

ItalyGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
16

Small cutting from an early choirbook

ItalyGBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,187.50
17

Two large cuttings from German service books

GermanyGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
18

Notker the Stammerer, Liber sequentiarum, an important work for the Carolingian history of music

GermanyGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 10,000.00
19

Fragment with Werner von Ellerbach

Germany (probably south)GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,875.00
20

Two leaves from a Gospel Lectionary

GermanyGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
21

Palladius of Cappadocia, Historia Lausiaca, in Latin translation, cutting from a large leaf

FranceGBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 687.50
22

Ambrose, Expositio Evangelii Secundum Lucam, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

FranceGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
23

Bifolium from a herbal glossary in the Synonyma tradition, in Latin

FranceGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,250.00
24

Small decorated initial on a cutting most probably from a manuscript Legendary

FranceGBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
25

Fragment of a manuscript of the works of John Damascene

probably FranceGBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 525.00
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