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Medieval and illuminated manuscripts, valuable printed books, autograph letters and manuscripts

Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd.

Medieval and illuminated manuscripts, valuable printed books, autograph letters and manuscripts

whichwill be sold at Christie"s Great Rooms on Wednesday 28th November 1990 ... .

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The Books & Manuscripts department works throughout the year to match buyers and sellers who prefer to transact outside the auction calendar: our international team of specialists can both source on request and place printed books, maps, medieval manuscripts, autograph letters and .   Books and Manuscripts specialist Sven Becker on Audubon’s ornithological masterpiece The Birds of America, one of the most valuable printed books .

  A fascinating selection of books and manuscripts offering a tangible connection to some of the most dashing adventurers in modern history El Greco leads Classic Week sales in London Saint Francis and Brother Leo in Meditation becomes the second highest price paid for a work by El Greco at auction in £ million sales series.   Illuminated manuscripts are among the most beautiful, impressive, and plentiful objects to have survived from the medieval era. They are sometimes stunning examples of the intersection between text and image, and thus are of as much interest to .

The 48 miniature paintings of this luxurious fine art book are the modern culmination of medieval tradition of illuminated manuscripts. Bible in English - New Testament - Copied by a single scribe (except Ten Commandments) in red and brown ink in a highly legible and skilled textualis (textura) hand: a professional scribe. English minstrelsy - H. Abrahall Illumination of Books & Manuscripts. The drive contains rare out-of-print books relating to Illumination of Books. A practical treatise on the art of illuminating with examples M Ward


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With more than illuminated manuscripts, 1, of the first printed books (ca. - ), and an important collection of post deluxe editions, this extraordinary collection chronicles the art of the book over more than 1, years. The collection is from all over the world, and from ancient to modern times.

It features deluxe Gospel books from Armenia, Ethiopia, Byzantium, and. medieval and illuminated manuscripts, valuable printed books, autograph letters and manuscripts, including the edwin wolf 2nd collection of nelson and hamilton (part 2).

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This is a list of printed books, manuscripts, letters, music scores, comic books, maps and other documents which have sold for more than US$1 million.

The dates of composition of the books range from the 7th-century Quran leaf palimpsest and the early 8th century St Cuthbert Gospel, to a 21st-century holograph manuscript of J.

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Christie’s Books and Manuscripts Department autograph letters and manuscripts book for sale the best of the world’s printed books, maps, medieval manuscripts, autograph letters and archives. With an international team of 15 renowned specialists and live auctions held throughout the year in London, Paris and New York, we are the market leaders in this category.

If you would like to know more about any of the books featured on our website, please contact us. We will be happy to provide the requested information. Phone: +44 (0) E-mail: [email protected] Instagram: @symonds_rare_books. We buy, sell, and appraise a variety of materials, including early books, illuminated manuscripts and single illuminated manuscript leaves, fine and historic bindings from all periods, important illustrated books (especially from beforeincluding early science, medicine, and travel), British and American literature, the best of the.

The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion.

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According to the Bodleian, although there are thousands of surviving medieval manuscripts and printed books, only around book coffers are known to be in existence, the majority of which date. Even in the 21st century, one can find an illuminated manuscript for sale, and private collectors still enjoy the thrill of the chase when they track down extremely rare books.

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Rowling's Harry Potter. Autograph Letters and Music Manuscripts. Thomas Venning. [email protected] Tel:+44 (0)20 Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books on 24 November at London manuscripts, documents & letters (8) medieval & renaissance manuscripts (6) printed books (2).

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