Bloomsbury Auctions: Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures
|Auction Name||Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures||Total Sales (GBP)||215,489.00|
|Auction Date||12/06/2017 - 12/06/2017||Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)||146,650.00|
|Sale Number||#36268||High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)||220,400.00|
|Sold Lots||49||Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)||488,750.00|
|% of Lots Sold||33.11%||High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)||726,100.00|
|Unsold Lots||99||Total Sales as a % of High Est.||29.68%|
Top twenty-five by sale price
|Lot Number||Author Name||Book Title||Year Published||Estimate||Actual Price|
Seneca the younger, Epistulae ad Lucilium, and Pseudo-Seneca
|second half of the thirteenth century||GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00||GBP 34,720.00|
Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae , in Anglo-Saxon minuscule, in Latin
|late eighth century or c. 800||GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00||GBP 31,000.00|
Francesco Petrarch, Sonetti, as well as further verses by Burchiello and...
|late fifteenth century to 1520s||GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00||GBP 24,800.00|
Book of Hours, Use of Rome , in Dutch, illuminated manuscript on parchment...
|fifteenth century||GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00||GBP 21,080.00|
Ibrahim Haqqi, Ma'riftnama , in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic
|dated 27th Rajab al-Sharif 1219 AH (31 October||GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00||GBP 13,640.00|
Bilingual Psalter in Coptic and Arabic , decorated manuscript on paper...
|dated 1564||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 9,300.00|
Two tracts on Chiromancy and Neomancy : a general manual of the subject and...
|dated 1574||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 8,060.00|
The Bischoff teaching collection, 116 leaves and fragments
|twelfth to sixteenth century||GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00||GBP 6,448.00|
Large collection of leaves from medieval manuscripts and printed books
|twelfth to twentieth century||GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00||GBP 5,580.00|
A large Ottoman Anam-i Sharif , in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper
|dated 1249 AH (1833 AD)||GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00||GBP 4,712.00|
Genealogical scroll showing the descent of the Watkins family from Bennet...
|late sixteenth century or opening years of seventeenth century||GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00||GBP 4,464.00|
Leaf from a mathematical text on the properties of circles
|thirteenth century||GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 3,720.00|
An Illuminated Ottoman Anam-i Sharif , in Arabic
|dated 1260 AH (1844 AD)||GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00||GBP 3,720.00|
Ritual, Use of Sarum , in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [England
|last decades of fourteenth century||GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00||GBP 3,100.00|
Bifolium from an early choirbook , in Latin
|early eleventh century||GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00||GBP 2,976.00|
St. Genèvieve before Attila the Hun and his armies
|c. 1520||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 2,976.00|
Three leaves from a Book of Hours, with a miniature of the Visitation of the...
|c. 1475||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 2,728.00|
Bifolium from a treatise on virtues and vices
|mid-fourteenth century||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 2,480.00|
Prudentius, Psychomachia , in Latin verse, manuscript on parchment [Italy
|fourteenth century||GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 2,108.00|
Geographical treatise, with sections on North America as well as many other...
|mid-eighteenth century||GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||GBP 1,860.00|
Bifolium from Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea , in Latin
|second half of the thirteenth century||GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00||GBP 1,736.00|
List of slaves suitable for shipwork, to be sent to Pisa for sale , in Italian
|or just perhaps North Africa||GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 1,736.00|
Single leaf from a colossal Atlantic Bible , in Latin
|mid twelfth century (probably pre-1180)||GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00||GBP 1,488.00|
Adam de Montaldo, Tertia pars passionis , Latin verse on the Passion of Christ
|c. 1450||GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00||GBP 1,488.00|
Corpus Iuris Civilis , in Latin, leaf from a decorated manuscript on...
|last decades of the thirteenth century||GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 1,488.00|