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Catalogue of a magnificent collection of manuscripts formed by a gentleman of consummate taste & judgement, comprising a marvellous assemblage of the illuminated books of the middle ages and the renaissance period; splendid examples of illuminated MS Bibles; an extraordinary series of Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis ... numerous richly illuminated Latin psalters; a unique series of woodcuts to the Apocalypse, by a Russian artist ... the original ms. of the Tewrdannckh ... the hours of Philip de Commines ... also a splendid assemblage of Oriental manuscripts ... which will be sold by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... at their house, no.13 Wellington Street, Strand, W.C. on Wednesday, the 7th of June, 1876, and three following days ....: PB 1876.3

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Catalogue of a magnificent collection of manuscripts formed by a gentleman of consummate taste & judgement, comprising a marvellous assemblage of the illuminated books of the middle ages and the renaissance period; splendid examples of illuminated MS Bibles; an extraordinary series of Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis ... numerous richly illuminated Latin psalters; a unique series of woodcuts to the Apocalypse, by a Russian artist ... the original ms. of the Tewrdannckh ... the hours of Philip de Commines ... also a splendid assemblage of Oriental manuscripts ... which will be sold by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... at their house, no.13 Wellington Street, Strand, W.C. on Wednesday, the 7th of June, 1876, and three following days ....

Maker(s)

Publisher: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
Annotator: Cockerell, Sydney C.

Categories

Description

Sale of collection of manucripts belonging to William Bragge. Includes 5 lots now at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Spine title: Catalogue of Mr. Bragg's manuscripts
With extensive annotations mainly by Sydney Cockerell including sale prices and purchasers.

87p ; 26 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1912-07)

Dating

Production date: AD 1876

Note

Half bound in leather with brown cloth sides.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1876.3
Primary reference Number: 118585
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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