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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 477

Folio Soc Manuscript Facsimile of Liber Bestiarum

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Okatie, SC Estate


Folio Society Manuscript Facsimile of the Liber Bestiarum MS Bodley 764, the manuscript facsimile hand bound in full goatskin leather, blocked in gold and three colors, with raised bands on the spine, gilded edges and a ribbon marker, the reproduction contains 135 miniatures with the original gold leaf reproduced in foiling, and is 282 pages in total, together with a cloth bound commentary by Christopher de Hamel and translation by Richard Barber, both books in a fitted buckram-bound box, the edition was limited to 1,980 numbered copies.

Measurements: Height: of facsimile, 12 in. x Width: 7 3/4 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.


In excellent, like new condition

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