Sothebys: Books, Manuscripts and Music from Medieval to Modern - bidstart 7/12, L22404, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/19/2022 - 07/19/2022
Page Size: 373 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

A collection of 15 medieval text leaves and cuttings, and early printed leaves, in Latin, on vellum and paper.

England, Netherlands, Italy, France13th-16th century]GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
2

A group of 14 illuminated manuscript leaves and cuttings, in Latin on vellum (two printed, one Ethiopic).

France, Flanders, Spain13th to 17th century]Comprising:GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,276.00
3

St Paul Giving his Letter to the Ephesians, historiated initial on a leaf from the Chudleigh Bible, illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum.

France (probably northeastern, perhaps Arras)13th century (2nd quarter)]GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,520.00
4

Part of Hebrews 8-11 on a leaf from the Chudleigh Bible, illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum.

France (probably northeastern, perhaps Arras)13th century (2nd quarter)]GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 630.00
5

Two Illuminated Initials on a leaf from a Bible in Latin, manuscript on vellum.

France (Paris?)13th century (middle)]GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 567.00
6

Decorated Psalm initials, on a leaf probably from a Bible in Latin, manuscript on vellum.

Italy13th century (3rd? quarter)]GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 693.00
7

Two historiated initials depicting St Mark and Two Men, on a leaf from the Mailhac-Faber Bible, illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum.

Southern France, late 13th or early 14th century]GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
8

Mary Magdalene Adoring the Cross and Crown of Thorns, illuminated initial cut from a manuscript Choirbook in Latin on vellum.

France (Paris?)16th century (1st half)]GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
9

The Nativity, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum.

France15th century (3rd quarter), and 19th century]GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 882.00
10

St Luke writing, a miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum.

France, mid-15th century]GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 630.00
11

A Burial Service in a Graveyard, a large miniature on a leaf from an Book of Hours in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum.

France (Paris)15th century (second quarter)]GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,024.00
12

Triptych formed of twenty miniatures from an illuminated Book of Hours on vellum,

[Southern Netherlands (Flanders, Ghent?), late 15th century (c.1490), and 19th-century frames]GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
13

Psalter in Latin, Illuminated manuscript on vellum.

France (Paris)13th century (2nd quarter of middle)]GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 35,280.00
14

Breviary, use of Sarum, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum.

England (East Anglia, Norwich or Bury St Edmunds?), late 14th century (c.1385–90)]GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 11,970.00
15

Book of Hours, use of Sarum, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum.

England (perhaps London), late 14th or early 15th century]GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 6,300.00
16

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to support Museum Collections, Book of Hours, Use of Rome

[Southern Netherlands (Bruges), 15th century, after 1450 (c.1460s), and 19th centuryGBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,680.00
17

The Larochefoucault Hours, Use of Autun, illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum.

East-central France (probably Autun), c.1460–70; last quire added in Paris, c.1500]GBP 40,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 44,100.00
18

Prayerbook, in Flemish and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum.

Flanders (probably Ghent), late 15th century (c. 1480)]GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,680.00
19Queen Elizabeth I?Sir Gilbert Dethick, Garter King of Arms

A princely collection of nine illustrated heraldic manuscripts presented to the Queen as New Year's gifts

GBP 200,000.00 - 300,000.00Not Sold
20Philip III

Carta executoria de nobleza y hidalguía in favour of Pedro Burgueño and his brothers, signed by the king ("Yo el Rey") and others, including Philip's secretary Tomas de Angulo and the Archbishop of Burgos.

San Lorenzo1618GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
21Empress Maria Theresa

Document signed ("Maria Theresia"), a grant of arms and nobility to Franz Fischer, Captain of the Infantry under Fieldmarshall Count Königsegg, as Franz Fischer von Ehrenstrom

Vienna, 1770GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,260.00
22Nicholas I of Russia

Signed gramota ("Nikolai") with a grant of arms to the state counsellor Tikhon Timonovsky.

St Petersburg1847GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
23[Attilio Ariosti]

Alla Maestà di Giorgio Rè della Gran Britagna &c &c [Six cantatas and six lessons for viola d'amore, dedicated to George I, by A. A., i.e. Attilio Ariosti] [score]

[London1724GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 504.00
24Charles Avison

Six concertos in seven parts for four violins, one alto viola, a violoncello and a thorough bass for the harpsichord...opera terza [parts]

London1751GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 504.00
25Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Die Israeliten in der Wüste, ein Oratorium [score],

Hamburg1775GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,890.00
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