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image of Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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RARE THIRTEENTH-CENTURY PORTABLE BIBLE FROM SPAIN. In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, Spain, Kingdom of Castille (Seville?), c. 1240-1260. Dimensions 172 x 123 mm., 328 folios, prickings remain, copied by at least three scribes in gothic bookhands, NUMEROUS VERY FINE PEN INITIALS in red or blue with pen decoration in opposite color, violet also used, extending into margin, often with… Read more
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image of 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
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AU$104,122.50
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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AU$97,181.00
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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AU$118,005.50
image of Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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AU$222,128.00

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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 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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AU$166,596.00
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]; 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
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AU$173,537.50