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JACOBUS DE VORAGINE, Sermones quadragesimales (Lenten sermons), including sermons from his De sanctis et festis (six), and De tempore (two), and from SERVASANCTUS DE FAVENTIA, Sermones de tempore et de sanctis (five)
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JACOBUS DE VORAGINE, Sermones quadragesimales (Lenten sermons), including sermons from his De sanctis et festis (six), and De tempore (two), and from SERVASANCTUS DE FAVENTIA, Sermones de tempore et de sanctis (five)

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a glimpse into daily life in the Middle Ages. Dimensions c. 200 × c.150 mm. In Latin, manuscript on parchment, Southwestern Germany or Northeastern France (Alsace?), c.1300-1325, 140 folios on parchment missing at least one leaf, medieval foliation in Gothic textura Roman numerals in black ink, modern foliation in Arabic numerals in pencil, written below top line in at least… Read more about this item
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PALLADIUS RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS, Opus agriculturae (Treatise on Agriculture), in Italian, manuscript on paper
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PALLADIUS RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS, Opus agriculturae (Treatise on Agriculture), in Italian, manuscript on paper

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: RARE RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPT OF a practical guide to agriculturE. In Italian, manuscript on paper, Central Italy, c. 1450-1460. Dimensions 295 x 220 mm, 48 folios on paper with two watermarks, complete, written by a single hand in Italian cursive script in two columns of 45-55 lines, book and chapter titles in red. BINDING: unbound but text block and… Read more about this item
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Administrative Records from the Chapter of the Cathédrale Saint-Trophime; in Latin, manuscript on paper
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Administrative Records from the Chapter of the Cathédrale Saint-Trophime; in Latin, manuscript on paper

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ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS PROVIDING INSIGHTS INTO THE DAILY OPERATIONS OF A CATHEDRAL COMMUNITY IN LATE FIFTEENTH AND EARLY SIXTEENTH CENTURY FRANCE. In Latin, manuscript on paper, France (Arles), late 15th-early 16th century (1476-1503). Dimensions c. 310-315 × 225-230 mm (but ff. 139-248: c. 300 × 215 mm.), 252 folios on paper, a dozen watermarks, missing eleven leaves, written in multiple hands… Read more about this item
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Carta Executoria de Hidalguía (Patent of Nobility) of Juan de Nurueña y Alava; in Spanish, illuminated manuscript on parchment
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Carta Executoria de Hidalguía (Patent of Nobility) of Juan de Nurueña y Alava; in Spanish, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ILLUMINATED DOCUMENT FOR A SPANISH NOBLE FAMILY. In Spanish, illuminated manuscript on parchment, Spain (Valladolid), May 8, 1622. Dimensions 310 x 220 mm., 87 folios complete, some leaf and quire signatures, prickings visible, written in a humanist bookhand in 28 long lines, headings in gold capitals on grounds of blue and dark red, TWO FULL-PAGE MINIATURES. BINDING: Modern (19-20th… Read more about this item
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Privilegieboek van den Jongen Handboge (Privilege-book of the Young Handbow) of Antwerp (Guild of St. Sebastian); in Dutch, illustrated manuscript on parchment
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Privilegieboek van den Jongen Handboge (Privilege-book of the Young Handbow) of Antwerp (Guild of St. Sebastian); in Dutch, illustrated manuscript on parchment

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: EXQUISITELY WRITTEN AND DECORATED MANUSCRIPT FOR AN EARLY ARCHERY GUILD. In Dutch, illustrated manuscript on parchment, Belgium, Antwerp, c. 1575 with 17th-century additions. Dimensions 273-275 x 187 mm., complete, frame-ruled in faint rust-brown ink (justification 215-218×135-137 mm.), written below top line by three scribes, the main scribe writing an elegant gothic script with some cursive elements (semi-hybrida) in… Read more about this item
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Vaderboec (second Dutch translation of the Vitae patrum); in Middle Dutch, manuscript on paper
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Vaderboec (second Dutch translation of the Vitae patrum); in Middle Dutch, manuscript on paper

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RARE DUTCH TRANSLATION OF A TEXT IMPORTANT TO THE RELIGIOUS REFORMERS KNOWN AS THE DEVOTIO MODERNA. In Middle Dutch, manuscript on paper, Southern part of the Northern Netherlands, probably Limbourg, c. 1475-1500. Dimensions 207 x 140 mm., 188 folios, written in a littera hybrida by one hand, skillful and vary attractive penwork initials. BINDING: CONTEMPORARY, wooden boards covered… Read more about this item
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Latin Bible, part (Pauline and Catholic Epistles, Acts, Apocalypse); NICHOLAS OF LYRA, Postillae (Commentaries on the Pauline and Catholic Epistles, Acts, Apocalypse); in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper
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Latin Bible, part (Pauline and Catholic Epistles, Acts, Apocalypse); NICHOLAS OF LYRA, Postillae (Commentaries on the Pauline and Catholic Epistles, Acts, Apocalypse); in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper

by Nicholas of Lyra

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MANUSCRIPT COMBINING A LATIN NEW TESTAMENT AND COMMENTARIES BY NICHOLAS OF LYRA. In Latin, decorated manuscript on paper, Northeastern Netherlands or Northwestern Germany, c. 1450-1475. Dimensions 275 x 198 mm., 383 folios, apparently complete, written in a formal cursive gothic bookhand without loops in two columns of 38 lines, red initials, nine- to fifteen-line blue or parted red and blue… Read more about this item
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Viridarium Gregorianum sive Biblia Gregoriana, New Testament (A Garden or Bible of Gregory); in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
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Viridarium Gregorianum sive Biblia Gregoriana, New Testament (A Garden or Bible of Gregory); in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

by JACOBUS FOLQUERIUS (JACQUES FOUQUIER)

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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 and brown ink, quire signatures, written by a single scribe in a university bookhand, scrolling cadels at top lines sometimes in human and… Read more about this item
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Miscellany including Imitatio Christi, book one; Visio Tnugdali; Tractatus de Purgatorio de Sancti Patricii; Historia de spiritu Guidonis; Historia Udonis Magdeburgensis episcopi;  De meditatione passionis Christi; Lignum vitae; Reise ins heilige Land; Visio Philiberti; Dialogus beatae Mariae et Anselmi de passione domini (Latin and Dutch versions); and other texts; In Latin, Low German, and Dutch, decorated manuscript on paper
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MISCELLANY WITH ELEVEN IMPORTANT TEXTS REFLECTING THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE MODERN DEVOTION. In Latin, Low German, and Dutch, decorated manuscript on paper, Netherlands (Southeastern?) or West Germany, c. 1460-1480. Dimensions 244 x 143, 222 folios on paper, apparently complete, written by at least four scribes in expert cursive gothic bookhands in 28-30 long lines, seven ORIGINAL TABS or place-markers… Read more about this item
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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
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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 cursive influence in two columns of thirty-two to thirty-seven lines (justification, 141-143 x 96-100 mm.), parchment ruled in brown ink, quire signatures,… Read more about this item
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