[ALEXANDER VI] 
INDULGENCE AGAINST THE TURKS Indulgencia plenaria…contra el Turco enemigo. [Valladolid?], [n.pr.], [1501?]. £5,950 Broadside, oblong sm folio in two parts, 21.6 x 28.2 cm, 33 lines, Gothic letter. Decorated initial, circular woodcut

[GREGORY XIII]
CRUSADE AGAINST THE TURK Bulla de cruzada…a estes Regnos de Espana. [Spain], [n.pr.], c.1573. £4,500 Folio broadside, 42.4 x 30.4 cm, 106 lines, Gothic letter. Decorated initial, woodcut arms of Gregory XIII (the Boncompagni wyvern)

[JULIUS II]
FOR CHRISTIAN SLAVES Indulgence…redempción de captivos. [Burgos?], [n.pr.], 1507. £4,750 Single sheet, 28.5 x 20 cm, 54 lines, Gothic letter. Ornate typographic border, decorated initial. Slight toning,

[PAULUS V]
UXORICIDE AND REMARRIAGE Bulla. Manuscript on vellum, Rome, 1619. £2,950 Single sheet, 38x28cm. 25 lines, black-brown ink, Italian rotunda. Pen flourishes inked to left and upper margin in different hand, folded. A little grease

[PAULUS V]
ECCLESIASTICAL BENEFICES Bulla. Manuscript on vellum, Rome, 1607. £2,450 Single sheet, 48x35cm. 27 lines, black-brown ink, Gothic letter. Pen flourishes inked to left and upper margin. Folded.

[PIUS V]
PAPAL BULL – NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Motus Proprius S.D.N.D. Pii diuina providentia Papae V. super confirmatione, & ampliatione Priuilegiorum Artis Lanae Rome, apud haer. Antonio Blado, 1567 £275 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 2 unnumbered ll. Roman

[SANT’UFFIZIO]
MS. MANUAL FOR INQUISITORS Practica Sancti Officii Inquisitionis ad usum Caroli Centurioni Consultoris Genue. Manuscript on paper, Italy, c.1645. £7,500 4to. pp. (vi) 155 (v). Brown-black ink

[SLANY/KLADNO.]
GUILD ECONOMICS [Ledger of the Company of Bakers, Millers and Gingerbread Makers]. Manuscript, Czech, early 17th to early 19th century. £4,750 Half folio. ff. 113 (one blank, 2 pp. of text on pastedowns), five initial stubs. Ms, in Czech,

ADORNO, Agostino
Manuscript Letter. Genoa, 1496. £1,450 One sheet, 20.5 x 29.5cm, paper, autograph letter signed 30 March 1496, 16 lines (plus signature), Latin in a very neat, humanistic italic, brown ink, paper wafer seal and docket to verso, some spotting and

AHMED IBN AHMED IBN 'ABD AL-LATĪF AL SHARJI AL-ZUBAYDI, SHIHAB AL-DĪN
MAGIC SQUARES AND DIVINATION Kitāb Al Fawayīd wa al-Ṣilāt Wa al-‘Awāyid [On Magic and Talismans] [Sana’a, Yemen, AH 969/1562] £26,500 Arabic manuscript

ANTHROPOMORPHIC INITIAL I
Illuminated Manuscript in Latin on a leaf from an Antiphonal. Central Italy, mid-14th century. £1,850 Folio (475 x 340 mm). On recto seven four-line staves in red, music in square notation alternating with seven line

ANTWERP [broadsheet]
Gheboden ende uutgheropen, 20.12.1590. Alsoo verboden ende schandaleuse boecken bevonden worden, dat niemandt in eenighe sterf-huysen noch oude-cleercoopers gheen boecken en sullen vercoopen ten zy de selve zijn

BIBLE
A COMPLETE EARLY-THIRTEENTH CENTURY PORTABLE PARISIAN BIBLE Illuminated manuscript on vellum France, Paris or Amiens, 13th century (2nd quarter). £150,000 146 x 95 mm,

BIBLE, Cistercian
A MONUMENTAL 12TH-CENTURY CALLIGRAPHIC MASTERPIECE BOOKS OF ISAIAH, JEREMIAH, EZEKIEL, DANIEL, EPISTLES, ACTS, APOCALYPSE AND GOSPELS. Illuminated manuscript on

BIBLE, decorated manuscript
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH INTEREST IN JUDAISM Bible, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum. England (perhaps Oxford), mid 13th century (probably c.

BOOK OF HOURS
EXCEPTIONAL MINIATURE BOOK OF HOURS IN THE STYLE OF THE MILDMAY MASTER Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on

BOOK OF HOURS
IN THE STYLE OF THE MAÎTRE OF COËTIVY BOOK OF HOURS. Use of Paris, French and Latin. [northern France (doubtless Paris), c. 1440-50] £29,500 Miniature illuminated manuscript on vellum. 105 x 70mm 226 leaves (plus later paper endleaves),

BOOK OF HOURS
THE HOURS OF THE NOBLE FRASIA DA SIENA Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum probably Ferrara, Italy, 1460-1480. £28,500 81 x 61 mm, 382 leaves on

BOOK OF HOURS
Use of Autun [France, c. 1480] £19,500 130mm x 88mm, 208 leaves, some catchwords but collation impractical, wanting 2 leaves after fol. 24, another after fols. 85 and 152 and one at end, single column of 15 lines of lettre bâtarde, red rubrics,

BREVIARY FOR ROMAN USE
WITH AN ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN SCOTTOWE Decorated manuscript on vellum with three illuminated initials. Northern Italy, probably Lombardy or Ferrara,

CARACCIOLO, Marino II, Prince of Avellino
Highly decorative and unusually large law degree certificate. Naples, 8 June 1627. £3,750 Manuscript in brown ink on fine vellum (56 x 76 cm), 42 lines including ornamental heading gilt, ornate floral decorations

FIVE HISTORIATED INITIALS
FIVE INITIALS FROM A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED GRADUAL OF THE BEGINNING OF THE 16TH CENTURY: AN EXCEPTIONALLY RICH PROJECT OF DECORATION ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, from a Gradual, in Latin. Beginning of 16th century. £7,750 (71x67mm.) THE

IRISH HISTORY
IRISH HISTORY UNRECORDED IN US Relacion verdadera de la insigne vitoria que los catolicos del reyno de Irlanda han obtenido contra los ingleses que no son catolicos romanos. [Madrid, Catalina del

KOREAN MAP, Capital Province
JEONG CHEOK MAP OF KOREA'S CAPITAL PROVINCE Map of the capital province, Joseon Korea. Korea, first half of 18th century. £2,750 Hand-drawn map, first half of the 18th century, depicting the capital (gyeonggi 京畿)

KOREAN MAP, Jeolla Province
JEONG CHEOK MAP OF KOREAN PROVINCE Map of Jeolla province, Joseon Korea. Korea, first half of 18th century. £2,250 Hand-drawn map, first half of the 18th century, depicting Jeolla 全羅, sixth of the eight provinces of Joseon Korea (Joseon paldo 朝鮮八道,

LUTTRELL, Narcissus. Seal.
Desk Seal. £4,950 Elegant bone and silver-mounted desk seal, c. 1682, the handle in the form of a sphere unscrewing at its equator with a compartment for wafers, the intaglio quartz matrix (1 cm)

MANUSCRIPT VELLUM LEAF FROM AN ANTIPHONAL
A DECORATIVE AND WELL-PRESERVED LEAF Manuscript Vellum Leaf from an Antiphonal. Italy, c. 1420. £950 Large folio (c.  45 x 32 cm), seven lines of text and musical notation in neumes in red and black on both sides,

MANUSCRIPT VELLUM LEAF. ILLUMINATED E
Leaf from a Book of Hours. Northern France, probably Paris, c. 1510-20. £650 Illuminated E letter on vellum, ‘Ego dixi in dimidio dierum…’. 24 lines of text with blank spaces filled by dark blue and gold

MING CHINESE MAP
MING CHINA’S LAND, ISLANDS, AND RIVERS Overview of the Realm (Tianxia tu lüe 天下圖略). China, between 1625-1650. £12,500 Fascinating hand-drawn map depicting Ming明 dynasty (1368 – 1644) China and surrounding lands produced by an unknown Chinese

MISSA BEATAE VIRGINAE, et aliae Orationes
Bologna, 1494. £19,500 12mo. 66 x 95 mm. Illuminated manuscript on vellum. Ff. (ii) 145 (ii), fol.31 with full page illumination depicting the Virgin and the Infant Christ within full-page border,

MISSAL
The Missal of the Chapel of Saint-Pierre in Saint-Germain-Laval, near Lyon, Use of diocese of Lyon, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France (Lyon), 1401] £45,000 285 by 200 mm., 262 leaves (plus 2

MISSALE ROMANUM
NUMEROUS BLUE AND RED INITIALS, FROM THE LIBRARY OF A HARROW MASTER Manuscript in Latin on Vellum. Milan, 14th Century. £29,500 8vo. 12 x 16.5 cm, ff. (234); (1)8, (2)10, (3)10, (4)10, (5)10, (6)10, (7)8,

RESURRECTION
A BEAUTIFUL IMAGE OF RISING CHRIST IN A MINIATURE FROM THE MEDIEVAL CENTRAL ITALY Historiated initial 'E', cut from an illuminated choirbook on vellum. Central Italy, first half of 14th

SCORZ, Geraldo.
UNRECORDED IN THE US Relacion verdadera de la insigne vitoria que alcanço el rey de Polonia, contra el gran duque de Moscobia. [Madrid, F. de Ocampo, 1634.] £1,250 Folio. 2 unnumbered and unsigned

SEAL
Medieval Seal Matrix and Impression n.p. n.p. 14th century £250 A small circular medieval seal matrix, and red impression of the seal, in an attractive dark glazed wood display frame. The seal has a ring of

SEAL
Medieval Seal Matrix and Impression II n.p. n.p. 14th century £250 A small circular medieval seal matrix, and red impression of the seal, in an attractive dark glazed wood display frame. The seal has a ring