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LONDON, January, 1898
198 Manuscript. BOETHIUS AND GUIDO on Music. Fol. 1 a blank; on
the reverse : O MIŪ QVIDË PERCEPTIO SENSVĪ ITA ita sponte ac naturalit
Small folio. A BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN MS. ON VELLUM BY AN ENGLISH
About 1150 150 0 A most interesting volume for its antiquity, its calligraphy, its contents, and its associations. On one of the two fly-leaves at the beginning we recover from a defaced inscription only the words “monachus hujus domus.” At the end there is another defaced inscription older than I B's possession “Thys is Wylliam Tallys boke God save the Kyngke." This is probably of the time of Edward VI, and William must have been related to the famous Thomas Tallis. The quasi-royal binding done for I B would have been justified by Dr. John Bull's position in the Chapel Royal under Queen Elizabeth.
On fol. 72 there is a figure of a man in a blue cap rimmed with gold, a brown cloak fringed with gold, and green hose and shoes. On ful. 24 two circular diagrams are utilised to resemble shields by placing the figures of men behind them who are armed with clubs and strike their shields. Another grotesque picture is wrought out in combination with an elaborate diagrammatic frame of harmonies. Towers are drawn from the corners ; over the upnost arch of the diagram are seen heads of four soldiers in conical helmets with nose-pieces ; and the whole fabric is represented as supported on the back of a large animal evidently intended for an elephant.
199 Early Typography. (UNKNOWN SPANISH Press). EUSEBIUS. Fol. la,
numbered .I.: Incipit epistola beati Eusebii | ad Damasium portuen
Small 4to. Gothic letter, 109 leaves, 27 long lines to the page; limp
S. n. (Srain ?) about 1485 The foliation is in Roman capitals at the bottom of the pages. The number LXXIII is given twice, so that the last number, which ought to be CIX, appears as CVIII.-The number of leaves appears to have been originally 112 (including three blanks), in 12 quires consisting each of the following number of leaves : 10, 10, 8, 12, 8, 10, 8, 8, 10, 10, 8, 10, with a blank first leaf to the fiftli qiire, and two blanks in the last sheet.
3 10 1676 The original logbook of an unpublished expedition made chiefly in search of Buccaneers, which was also used for taking exact hydrographical observations of the entire coast between Chile and the Straits of Magellan. It was performed by order of the Viceroy of Peru.
LONDON, January, 1898
MAR 8 1899
A CATALOGUE MANUSCRIPTS, BIBLES
Supplementary to former Special Catalogues of those classes
OFFERED FOR SALE BY
BERNARD QUARITCH, 15 PICCADILLY, W.
and Works on Palæography
trinale nouellis .. Small folio, MS. of the celebrated Rythmical
Written by Ludovicus (at Ferrara about 1430)
sixteenth century. It is accompanied by the letters S.I.
Derroteros y Papeles varios, para formar Ydea del Peru, sacados la
Peru about 1820
referred to seem to have appeared in this MS. only.
Buenos Ayres, Cordova, Mendoza, Potosi, Chile, y Lima, en 1743 y
An unpublished account of considerable interest for the geography of Tucuman
OLMOS (Andres de) ARTE DE LA LENGUA MEXICANA, small 4to.
It fetched 101 francs at the Pinart sale.
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