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Manuscripts, Letters a.o. Written Documents, lot numbers 1213-1221

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1213

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BECHER, C.C. Zein Boek te zaamen getrokken (…) aan boord d'Kortenaar. (Noodzaakelyke Pointe uyt de Generale Orders en Instructie der Dag-Zeinen voor een Vloot of Esquader Oorlog-Schepen). 1798. (12) lvs. (last 2 blank). Ms. on laid paper, incl. 1 table on thicker paper displaying moveable (?) signalling flags, all meticulously coloured by hand. Sm-8º. Limp paper cover w. charming cartouche in ink and colour wash in which the title has been written together with "Lang Leef de Republiek" abov e a sea battle scene drawn in ink and colour wash.
estimate EUR 600
result EUR 1.100
¶ The author of this manuscript on semaphoring (signalling with flags) sailed on the Kortenaar, a marine vessel, and held the rank of lieutenant. He may have been responsible for the flags that were used? In 1796 the Kortenaar sailed under the command of J.A. v. Grootenraay and in 1799 under A. Staringh. Written in a very legible hand and divided in 8 chapters.


1214

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COLLECTION of 43 filing folders containing Western manuscript fragments from the collection of Prof. dr. J.P. Gumbert. 12th-17th c. For the greater part on parchment. Diff. sizes.
estimate EUR 700
result EUR 13.000
¶ Short description of the fragments (the numbering 1-26, (27 was cancelled), 28-44 corresponds with the numbering on the folders): 1. Unidentified fragment (complete bifolium) from a Latin manuscript, c. 1200. Initial with penwork decoration. Verso washed. 2. Homiliary, two fragments forming a complete folium, 1150-1200. 3. Liturgical text, one complete folium, 10th c. With transcription. Decorated initials. 4. Gregory the Great, Moralia in Iob, nearly complete bifolium, 1100-1150. Used as wrapper, verso washed. 5. Charter (Utrecht, 1484), parchment. Complete but reused as wrapper. With transcription. 6. Charter (France, 8 May 1446). Complete charter. Seal missing. 7. Notarial document (28 December 1267). With transcription. 8. Testament and codicil (9 January 1240). Seal attached. With transcription. 9. Letter (1427), paper. With transcription. Traces of a seal. 10. Letter (15th c.), paper. With transcription. Traces of a seal. 11. Notarial document (1381), parchment. Decorated. 12. Charter (1484), parchment. Seal missing. 13. Law fragments from two different codices, both 13th c. Penwork decoration. 14. Leaf (complete) from a law manuscript, 13th c. With documentation. 15. Leaf (complete) from 'Summa de decreto', 13th c. 16. Fragment (half a folium) from a liturgical manuscript, 15th c. Musical notation. 17. Two fragments (strips) from a missal, 1350-1400. Coloured initials. 18. Fragment (strip) from a Middle Dutch Book of Hours, 15th c. Initial with penwork decoration. 19. Fragment (half a leaf) from an unidentified Latin manuscript. With transcription. 20. Two small fragments from a Latin Book of Hours, 15th c., parchment. 21. Two fragments from a law manuscript, 14th c., parchment. 22. Two complete leaves from a glossed (law?) manuscript, 13th c., parchment. 23. Two complete bifolia from a breviary, 1450-1500. Initial with penwork decoration. 24. Two fragments from a monastic rule, 14th c. 25. Two fragments forming a complete folium, 13th c. 26. Two full leaves from a liturgical manuscript, c. 1400. Puzzle initial with penwork decoration. 27. CANCELLED. 28. Small fragment of a prayer book, 15th c., parchment. 29. Four small fragments in humanist script, 15th c. Parchment. 30. Two fragments from a breviary, 14th c. Parchment. 31. Nearly complete bifolium in humanist script, 15th c. 32. Two full leaves from a manuscript with an unidentified text (annotated), 13th c., parchment. Penwork decoration. 33. Fragment of a page from a scholastic commentary manuscript, 14th c. 34. Fragment of a leaf from a law (?) manuscript, 13th c. 35. Full bifoium from a liturgical manuscript, 16th c. (Italy or Spain). Musical notation. 36. Full leaf (complete) from a large commentary manuscript. High quality colored initials. 37. Full leaf from liturgical manuscript, 17th c. (?). 38. Full leaf from liturgical manuscript, 17th c. (?). 39. Bifolium pasted on binding, 15th c. Fitted on 16th-c. print, still present. 40. Bundle fragments from Thomas Cantipratensis, Bonum universale de apibus, 15th c. With document. 41. Strip from manuscript with unidentified text, 12th or 13th c. Traces of use by printer. 42. Two complete bifolia from unidentified Latin text, c. 1400. 43. Binding strips with text, 16th c. 44. Various snippets and small strips from Latin manuscripts, various dates.


1215

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DRAWING BOOK BY YOUNG APPRENTICE IN THE SILVER & GOLD TRADE AT EMDEN -- 'ANNO 1755 den 14 November Ben ik Willem Abrahams Visser zijnde den 3. Augusti deeses Jaars 12 Jaaren oud geworden bij Den Silver en Goud-Smede AmtsMeester Mons: Haijens in Embde om het genoemde Silver en Goudwerken te Leeren, door mijn Ouders voor de tijd van 5 Jaaren besteld worden. En hebbe dit Boek te Teiken angevangen. (…)'. (1755-59). 88 lvs. 4º. Cont. limp vellum w. 4 ties. (Cover soiled and a bit dam., 1 tie fails, 1 partly present, traces of use/thumbing, but in good condition).
estimate EUR 800
result EUR 1.600
¶ Charming drawing book made by a 12 year old apprentice in the gold and silver trade at Emden (Germany) containing drawings in red pencil (chalk?), black ink and black ink wash of emblems, rural scenes, portraits, allegorical figures, etc., probably all exercises to improve artistic skills. At the end of the book the drawings bear dates (as late as 1759) and signatures. Willem Abrahams Visser was a pupil "Lehrjunge" (mentioned as such in 'Goldschmiede Niedersachsens: Daten, Werke, Zeichen'. 1. Halbbd., p. 332) of the gold and silversmith Bernardus Hayens during the years 1755-1760 (which coincides with the dates occurring in this drawing book). Bernardus Hayens (??-??) became citizen of Emden in 1740 and was a member of the large community of Dutch immigrants residing there. In good condition but a later hand added pencil drawings in some of the blank parts throughout the manuscript.


1216

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ETHIOPIC MANUSCRIPTS -- MANUSCRIPT, 19th/20th-c., consisting of 109 vellum lvs. c. 70 x 100 mm., written area approximately 55 x 78 mm, 13 lines on each page. The text is written in black and red ink. Small drawing in ink on the last leaf. Apart from some scribbling in ink on the first pages and a few holes it is a nice and well preserved copy. The manuscript is bound in wooden boards w. blind tooled leather. (Spine partly broken). -- MANUSCRIPT, 19th/20th-c., consisting of 38 vellum lvs. c. 95 x 145 mm., written area approximately 70 x 100 mm, 27 lines on each page. The text is written in black and (partly) red ink. First and last lv. blank. Apart from 1 hole (1 cm) it is a nice and well preserved copy. The manuscript is bound in wooden boards. -- (2).
estimate EUR 200
result EUR 200


1217

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FRANZ I (Holy Roman Emperor, 1708-65) -- WIR FRANZ von Gottes Gnaden Erwehlter Römischer Kayser, zu allen Zeiten Wehrer des Reichs, in Germanien und zu Jerusalem (…) etc: etc:. (1746). (4) lvs. Manuscript in cont. hand on 6 pp., imperial decree formulated by A.H. Glandorff, 15 Febr. 1746. Signed by the emperor Franz I. and with imperial wax seal. Fol. (A bit browned/dustsoiled along edges).
estimate EUR 300


1218

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HEGEL, G.W.F. -- PRINTED CERTIFICATE with twice signed "Hegel". Berlin, 23 October 1829. One leaf. 35,5 x 22 cm. W. printed university seal. (Slightly browned along edges).
estimate EUR 240
result EUR 420
¶ Testimony for the student Gottlieb Neumann who had applied for a scholarship. Signed twice by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, first as Rector of the Berlin University (1829-1831) and as a government offical.


1219

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KLOOS, Willem (1859-1938). Portrait postcard, 3 letters and 1 postcard in manuscript written to Jo (Kaland?) between 29 Dec. 1935 and 14 April 1936.
estimate EUR 140
result EUR 150
¶ Letters on poetry, mostly with regard to the works of Kloos himself. All signed.


1220

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THIENEN, F.W.S. (De) Arnolfinidroom. 1932. (22) lvs.; 47 pp. Ms. on laid paper written in black and red ink w. 15 drawings/paste ups in text by the author and C.H. de Steurs, together with separate booklet w. accomp. ms. musical scores on pre-printed music paper by H.E. Reeser. 4º. Loose in (a bit dam.) red cf. backed clamshell portfol. w. leather ties.
estimate EUR 150
result EUR 150
¶ Written and performed by Frithjof Willem Sophie van Thienen (1901-1969) on the occasion of Willem Vogelsang's professorate - the first professorate in the history of art in the Netherlands! - at the University of Utrecht where he was appointed in 1907. Humorous stage play with musical interludes in which Mr. and Mrs. Arnolfini (from the painting 'Arnolfini's Dream' by Jan van Eyck) come to life. Mrs. Arnolfini subsequently travels through time and arrives in 1932 where she meets jazz music, film and modern art, but also Victorine Hefting, who was professor Vogelsang's assistant.


1221

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WILHELM II (1859-1941) -- WIR WILHELM, von Gottes Gnaden Deutscher Kaiser, König von Preußen, etc: etc: etc:. 1902. Handwritten testimony on double leaf, letterhead printed, w. blindstamped imperial seal, for the farewell of prof. Schricker on January 20th 1902. Signed by Wilhelm II.
estimate EUR 100
result EUR 140

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