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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 643

    SERMONS, in Latin

    [COLOGNE, 15TH CENTURY]

    Price Realised  

    SERMONS, in Latin
    [Cologne, 15th century]
    'Sermones de diversis Anonymi', decorated manuscript on paper. 207 x 145 mm. 102 pages (plus pastedowns and front endleaf from documents in Latin on vellum): 1-314, 4-812, contemporary pagination in upper margins, guide letters, catchwords on final versos of most gatherings, prickings visible in outer margins, 38 lines written in black ink in a neat bookhand between two verticals and 39 horizontals ruled in brown ink, rubrics and one- and two-line initials in red, scribal annotations in margins (wear to edge of opening leaf). 15th century vellum wrappers, spine with 3 (of 4) applied leather bands, with paper labels (272, 140, 656), upper cover inscribed in ink with contemporary shelfmark 'S xvii'. Provenance: from a Carthusian monastery, [Cologne] -- Sir Thomas Phillipps, Ms 656. Modern box


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