• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    Four leaves from a dictionary of proverbs, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum [England, late-13th century], (96 x 64 mm), 14 lines, with entries beginning with the letters A, M and N (one leaf with short tear). And four leaves from Isidore of Seville, Synomyna de lamentatione animae peccatrieis, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum [England, early-13th century], (106 x 75mm), 18 lines, script above top line, the leaves with later foliation in arabic numerals (3, 8, 11, 14) and with initials in green and red, one flourished in blue, mainculum and nota mark. (8)

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    Four leaves from a dictionary of proverbs, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum [England, late-13th century], (96 x 64 mm), 14 lines, with entries beginning with the letters A, M and N (one leaf with short tear). And four leaves from Isidore of Seville, Synomyna de lamentatione animae peccatrieis, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum [England, early-13th century], (106 x 75mm), 18 lines, script above top line, the leaves with later foliation in arabic numerals (3, 8, 11, 14) and with initials in green and red, one flourished in blue, mainculum and nota mark. (8)


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