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Books, Manuscripts and Music from Medieval to Modern

Books, Manuscripts and Music from Medieval to Modern

Books, Manuscripts and Music from Medieval to Modern

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A group of 15 manuscript and printed text leaves and cuttings, 13th-16th century

1. A group of 15 manuscript and printed text leaves and cuttings, 13th-16th century

A group of 14 illuminated manuscript leaves and cuttings, [France, Spain, Flanders, 13th to 17th century]

2. A group of 14 illuminated manuscript leaves and cuttings, [France, Spain, Flanders, 13th to 17th century]

St Paul giving his letter to the Ephesians, historiated initial, [NE France, 13th century]

3. St Paul giving his letter to the Ephesians, historiated initial, [NE France, 13th century]

Part of Hebrews 8-11 on a leaf from the Chudleigh Bible, [NE France, 13th century]

4. Part of Hebrews 8-11 on a leaf from the Chudleigh Bible, [NE France, 13th century]

Two illuminated initials on a leaf from a Bible in Latin, [France (Paris?), 13th century]

5. Two illuminated initials on a leaf from a Bible in Latin, [France (Paris?), 13th century]

Decorated Psalm initials, on a leaf from a Bible in Latin, [Italy, 13th century]

6. Decorated Psalm initials, on a leaf from a Bible in Latin, [Italy, 13th century]

Two historiated initials from the Mailhac-Faber Bible, [Southern France, late 13th or early 14th century]

7. Two historiated initials from the Mailhac-Faber Bible, [Southern France, late 13th or early 14th century]

Mary Magdalene adoring the Crown of Thorns, illuminated initial from a choirbook, [France, early 16th century]

8. Mary Magdalene adoring the Crown of Thorns, illuminated initial from a choirbook, [France, early 16th century]

The Nativity, miniature from a Book of Hours, [France, 15th century]

9. The Nativity, miniature from a Book of Hours, [France, 15th century]

St Luke writing, miniature from a Book of Hours, [France, mid-15th century]

10. St Luke writing, miniature from a Book of Hours, [France, mid-15th century]

Burial service in a graveyard, large miniature from a Book of Hours, [France (Paris), 15th century (2nd quarter)]

11. Burial service in a graveyard, large miniature from a Book of Hours, [France (Paris), 15th century (2nd quarter)]

Triptych formed of 20 miniatures from a late-15th century Book of Hours, mounted in a wooden frame

12. Triptych formed of 20 miniatures from a late-15th century Book of Hours, mounted in a wooden frame

Psalter in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [France (Paris), 13th century]

13. Psalter in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [France (Paris), 13th century]

Breviary, use of Sarum, [England (East Anglia), late 14th century]

14. Breviary, use of Sarum, [England (East Anglia), late 14th century]

Book of Hours, use of Sarum, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [England, late 14th or early 15th century]

15. Book of Hours, use of Sarum, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [England, late 14th or early 15th century]

Book of Hours, Use of Rome [Bruges, 1460s], illuminated manuscript on vellum, later blue morocco

16. Book of Hours, Use of Rome [Bruges, 1460s], illuminated manuscript on vellum, later blue morocco

The Larochefoucault Hours, use of Autun, illuminated manuscript, [East-central France, c. 1460-1470]

17. The Larochefoucault Hours, use of Autun, illuminated manuscript, [East-central France, c. 1460-1470]

Prayerbook, in Flemish and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Flanders (probably Ghent), c. 1480]

18. Prayerbook, in Flemish and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Flanders (probably Ghent), c. 1480]

Queen Elizabeth I--Sir Gilbert Dethick | 9 illustrated heraldic manuscripts presented to the Queen, 1568-80

19. Queen Elizabeth I--Sir Gilbert Dethick | 9 illustrated heraldic manuscripts presented to the Queen, 1568-80

Philip III, Carta executoria de hidalguia for Pedro Burgueño, San Lorenzo, 1618, illuminated manuscript

20. Philip III, Carta executoria de hidalguia for Pedro Burgueño, San Lorenzo, 1618, illuminated manuscript

Empress Maria Theresa | Grant of Nobility to Franz Fischer von Ehrenstrom, 24 March 1770

21. Empress Maria Theresa | Grant of Nobility to Franz Fischer von Ehrenstrom, 24 March 1770

Nicholas I | Gramota, illuminated manuscript on vellum, green velvet binding, St Petersburg, 1847

22. Nicholas I | Gramota, illuminated manuscript on vellum, green velvet binding, St Petersburg, 1847

[A. Ariosti.] Alla Maestà di Giorgio Rè della Gran Britagna [Six cantatas and lessons for viola d'amore], 1724

23. [A. Ariosti.] Alla Maestà di Giorgio Rè della Gran Britagna [Six cantatas and lessons for viola d'amore], 1724

C. Avison. Six concertos in seven parts...opera terza, 1751

24. C. Avison. Six concertos in seven parts...opera terza, 1751

C.P.E. Bach. "Die Israeliten in der Wüste", first edition of the score, 1775

25. C.P.E. Bach. "Die Israeliten in der Wüste", first edition of the score, 1775

J.S. Bach. First edition of the full score of the "St. Matthew Passion", 1830

26. J.S. Bach. First edition of the full score of the "St. Matthew Passion", 1830

J.S. Bach. The Nägeli edition of the '48', with French titles [1801]

27. J.S. Bach. The Nägeli edition of the '48', with French titles [1801]

J.S. Bach. First edition of the six sonatas for keyboard and violin BWV 1014-1019, c.1802

28. J.S. Bach. First edition of the six sonatas for keyboard and violin BWV 1014-1019, c.1802

M. Balakirev. Autograph letter signed, with an autograph quotation from the incidental music for "King Lear", 1903

29. M. Balakirev. Autograph letter signed, with an autograph quotation from the incidental music for "King Lear", 1903

L. v. Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the "Elegischer Gesang", Op. 118, [c. 1827]

30. L. v. Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the "Elegischer Gesang", Op. 118, [c. 1827]

J. Brahms. Photograph inscribed and signed with a musical representation of Helene von Heldburg's initials, 1895

31. J. Brahms. Photograph inscribed and signed with a musical representation of Helene von Heldburg's initials, 1895

F. Caroso. Il ballarino, Venice, 1581

32. F. Caroso. Il ballarino, Venice, 1581

A. Corelli. Collection of early editions, 1711-1754

33. A. Corelli. Collection of early editions, 1711-1754

F. Couperin. Four editions of his keyboard works, c.1745

34. F. Couperin. Four editions of his keyboard works, c.1745

F. Delius. Autograph sketch for the Violin Sonata no.3, c.1918

35. F. Delius. Autograph sketch for the Violin Sonata no.3, c.1918

D. Diderot and J. le Rond d'Alembert. Encyclopédie, Geneva, 1777-1779, 40 volumes

36. D. Diderot and J. le Rond d'Alembert. Encyclopédie, Geneva, 1777-1779, 40 volumes

R.-A. Feuillet. Recueil de contredances, first edition, 1706

37. R.-A. Feuillet. Recueil de contredances, first edition, 1706

R.-A. Feuillet. Three dance works, 1709-1713

38. R.-A. Feuillet. Three dance works, 1709-1713

J. Field. Early editions and manuscripts, including the Second Piano Concerto, 1820s

39. J. Field. Early editions and manuscripts, including the Second Piano Concerto, 1820s

G. Frescobaldi.  Toccate d'intavolatura di cimbalo et organo...Libro P[rimo], fifth edition, 1637

40. G. Frescobaldi. Toccate d'intavolatura di cimbalo et organo...Libro P[rimo], fifth edition, 1637

G. Frescobaldi. Il secondo libro di toccate, canzone, second issue, 1637

41. G. Frescobaldi. Il secondo libro di toccate, canzone, second issue, 1637

F. Geminiani. First edition of the Op.1 sonatas, 1716

42. F. Geminiani. First edition of the Op.1 sonatas, 1716

G. Gershwin, self-portrait in black crayon, [c.1935], with a presentation inscription by Ira Gershwin in 1955

43. G. Gershwin, self-portrait in black crayon, [c.1935], with a presentation inscription by Ira Gershwin in 1955

C. Gounod. Contemporary manuscript full score of the opera in four acts, "Cinq-Mars", [1877]

44. C. Gounod. Contemporary manuscript full score of the opera in four acts, "Cinq-Mars", [1877]

G.F. Handel. Suites de Pieces pour le clavecin, volumes 1 and 2, c.1736 and c.1733

45. G.F. Handel. Suites de Pieces pour le clavecin, volumes 1 and 2, c.1736 and c.1733

G.F. Handel. Concerti Grossi, Op.3 [HWV 312-317], complete parts, Smith no.5, c.1752

46. G.F. Handel. Concerti Grossi, Op.3 [HWV 312-317], complete parts, Smith no.5, c.1752

J. Haydn. Dr. Haydn's VI Original Canzonettas, first edition, signed by Haydn, 1794

47. J. Haydn. Dr. Haydn's VI Original Canzonettas, first edition, signed by Haydn, 1794

J.N. Hummel. Collection of first and early editions for piano and for chamber ensemble, 1820s-1840s

48. J.N. Hummel. Collection of first and early editions for piano and for chamber ensemble, 1820s-1840s