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image of 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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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
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image of Viridarium Gregorianum sive Biblia Gregoriana, New Testament (A Garden or Bible of Gregory); in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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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
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$85,000.00
image of Super unum ex quattuor seu Concordia evangelistarum (Commentary on One from Four or the Agreement of the Evangelists), Compendium historiae in genealogia christi (A Compendium of History in the Genealogy of Christ); excerpt from JOSEPHUS, Antiquitates iudaice (Jewish Antiquities); illustrated Latin manuscript on paper and parchment

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FINELY ILLUSTRATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER AND PARCHMENT. In Latin, illustrated manuscript on paper, Southern Netherlands (Sluis, near Bruges), dated 1475. Dimensions 295 x 210 mm., 244 folios, complete, horizontal catchwords, prickings visible, written in cursive gothic bookhands by several scribes, 1- to 3-line initials, 3-line initials, a few red initials with black penwork, usually 2- to 3-line, SMALL… Read more
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$110,000.00
image of Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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LARGE FORMAT EARLY THIRTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH BIBLE OF CONSIDERABLE SCHOLARLY IMPORTANCE. In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, England, c. 1220-1230; c. 1230-1240. Dimensions 350 x 240 mm., 304 folios, missing leaf in Genesis, a quire with the end of Job and the Psalms, two leaves from Maccabees, layout varies, hand 1: written on the top line in a gothic… Read more
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image of Noted Breviary for select feasts; short Mass texts in German; recipes (medicinal and cosmetic); In Latin and German, illuminated manuscript on paper with musical notation

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SIXTEENTH CENTURY NOTED BREVIARY WITH TEXTS FOR THE MASS AND COSMETIC RECIPES. In Latin and German, illuminated manuscript on paper, with musical notation, Southern or Central Germany, c. 1515-1525. Dimensions 200 x 140 mm., 114 folios, apparently complete, watermarks, written in black and red inks in textualis and cursive bookhands on 16 lines for text pages, for music 5 staves… Read more
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$45,000.00
image of 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
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image of 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]; decorated medieval manuscript on parchment with an intact medieval chained binding By Conrad Holtnicker of Saxony, Aldobrandinus de Cavalcantibus, Antonius Azaro of Parma, Martinus Polonus, and other unidentified authors

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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
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$125,000.00