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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
736 [Illuminated Leaf] Medieval Manuscripts
Anonymous
1460
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

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A very pretty leaf from a Parisian Book of Hours. Latin text written on a fine sheet of buttery, white vellum in black ink. Each side is embellished with a decorative initial illuminated in red, blue, white and burnished gold leaf. Decorative panels on both sides are painted with gold ivy leaves and colorful flowers and fruits.
737 [Illuminated Leaf] Medieval Manuscripts
Anonymous
1480
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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A very pretty leaf from a Franciscan breviary in northern Italy, possibly Milan, written on a fine sheet of buttery, white vellum in black ink. The recto is embellished with a large decorative initial in red and blue ink with flourishes in the margin, and both sides feature a number of small initials in red, blue, and burnished gold leaf.
738 Blat CXLVI Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $110.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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The recto of this sheet with German text gives a depiction of a night in Italy in 570 in which blood rained from the clouds and large rocks were tossed about. After then raining for several days, animals in human form began to appear in the rivers. Also on the recto are portraits of Saint Leonard, Maurus, Saint Columbanus, Bishop Herculanus, and Simeon of Antioch. On the verso are the Roman Pop...
739 [Lot of 2] Folio LXX [and] Folio LXXXV Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
A
  $85.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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This lot includes two sheets with Latin text.

A. Folio LXX. The recto of this sheet illustrates Marcus Curtius on horseback plunging into the great chasm in the earth, as well as portraits of Aratus (an astrologer and poet), Aesop Adelphus (poet), and Veturia, the mother of Coriolanus. The verso depicts portraits of a lineage of Persian kings (Darius, Xerxes, Artabanus, and Artax...
740 [Lot of 2] CLXV [and] CLXVII Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $70.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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This lot includes two sheets with Latin text.

A. CLXV. The recto shows King Pepin and Bishop Eucherius. The verso depicts three Popes: Constantine II, Stephen III, and Adrian I.

B. CLXVII. The recto of this sheet shows several portraits: Charles, King of the Franks; Rolans, a count; Adalgis, son of Desiderius and a martyr; and Tassilo, duke of Bavaria. The verso...
741 [Lot of 3] CCXLII [and] CCXLV [and] CCXLVI Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $85.00
Closed
   

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Three sheets with Latin text.

A. CCXLII. The recto of this sheet depicts the portraits of Poggio Florentino, Antonio de Butrio of Bologna, Jacobus de Folivio, and Barbara, queen of Emperor Sigismund and countess of Cilli. The verso shows the portraits of Pope Eugenius IV and Pope Felix V and an illustration of an eclipse of the sun.

B. CCXLV. The recto depicts Eurialus and Luc...
742 [Lot of 2] CCXLVIII [and] CCL Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $80.00
Closed
   

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Two sheets with Latin text. The first shows the portraits of King Alphonso, Cardinal Julianus Cesarinus, Duke Francesco Sforza, and an engraving to represent the eclipse of the sun on verso and Saint Bernardin of Siena on recto. The second sheet has the portraits of King Ladislaus, Pope Pius II, and Pope Paul II, as well as an engraving of a comet.
743 Blat CCXIIII Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $50.00
Closed
   

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This sheet of German text shows numerous portraits. On recto are the portraits of King Alphonso of Castile, Count Richard of Cornwall, Albertus Magnus, and Cardinal Bonaventura. On verso are the portraits of Alexander of Hales, Guido Bonatti, Martinus Scotus, Alexander of Villa-Dei, Vincent of Beauvais, and Cardinal Henry of Ostia.
744 Blat CCXVI Incunabula
Hartmann Schedel
1493
B+
  $50.00
Closed
   

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The recto of this sheet of German text depicts the portraits of King Rudolf I, Conradin, and Duchess Hedwig. On verso are the portraits of Pope John the Twenty-First, Pope Nicholas the Third, and William Durand.
745 [Vellum Manuscript Indenture] Indentures
1811
B
  $115.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 23%

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This indenture serves as testament to a one year lease of a messauage - a dwelling on a small plot of land. The lessors are Michael Laws (a "Gentleman") of Sunderland near the Sea and Thomas Laws (a farmer) of Easington, both in the County of Durham, and the lessee is Robert Ayre (a Keelman), also of Sunderland. The lease requires Ayre to pay 5 Shillings in return for the dwelling on Lombard Str...


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