Bibliopathos to sell early spiritual books, manuscripts Feb. 14

Renaissance illuminated ‘Kyriale’ on vellum, bound with a signed Antiphonary on paper of 18th century. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Renaissance illuminated ‘Kyriale’ on vellum, bound with a signed Antiphonary on paper of 18th century. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

VERONA, Italy – Bibliopathos Auctions will conduct an online auction Friday, Feb. 14, exclusively with LiveAuctioneers.com. The sale, which will begin at 7 p.m. CET, 10 a.m. Pacific, offers a collection of spiritual books and some valuable manuscripts.

Highlights include:

  • 1474 Antoninus Florentinus, a rare early incunable in its monastic binding (lot 6);
  • Illuminated Italian Baroque antiphonal on vellum (lot 10);
  • Italian book of hours, illuminated by a follower of Mariano del Buono (lot 37);
  • Best book of hours printed on vellum by Hardouin, profusely illustrated by Jean Pichores (lot 38);
  • Giant Renaissance Kyriale illuminated on vellum, bound with a signed Antiphonary (lot 110);
  • Illuminated copy of Leo Magnus Sermones (1470), the first book ever printed by an italian printer (lot 113);
  • Giant gradual on paper in its amazing contemporary binding (lot 118);
  • Giant illumination with King David playing the Psalter dated around 1430 (lot 125).

There will be additional theological and spiritual works, including the collected works of the main classical authors and some important sources for the history of the Church.

Prospective buyers are advised there is no premium on the hammer price; the amount to be paid will be the same as the winning bid, excluding shipping charges and insurance (when requested).

For details phone +39 335 6327 764.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bed absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.liveauctioneers.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Renaissance illuminated ‘Kyriale’ on vellum, bound with a signed Antiphonary on paper of 18th century. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Renaissance illuminated ‘Kyriale’ on vellum, bound with a signed Antiphonary on paper of 18th century. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Rare illuminated incunable of Saint Antoninus Florentinus’ early treatises ‘On excommunication’ and ‘On marriage’ in its monastic binding. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Rare illuminated incunable of Saint Antoninus Florentinus’ early treatises ‘On excommunication’ and ‘On marriage’ in its monastic binding. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Illuminated Italian Baroque antiphonal on vellum. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Illuminated Italian Baroque antiphonal on vellum. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Bible, medieval illumination manuscript on vellum, France, 1280. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Bible, medieval illumination manuscript on vellum, France, 1280. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Italian book of hours, 19 illuminations, by a follower of Mariano del Buono, in a silk embroidered case. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Italian book of hours, 19 illuminations, by a follower of Mariano del Buono, in a silk embroidered case. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Giant Florentine gradual manuscript on paper, 1689. Bibliopathos Auctions image.

Giant Florentine gradual manuscript on paper, 1689. Bibliopathos Auctions image.