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1505 - 500+ YEAR OLD HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A WEALTHY BUSINESS MAN OF GENOA

By: ALIXANDRO OF GNANOA

Price: $7,795.99

Publisher: GENOA, ITALY, 1505

Seller ID: 000423b

Condition: Good+


One hundred and eighty four hand numbered pages in this remarkable, 500+ year old, handwritten manuscript ledger, journal and diary : " 1505 Gendenze di Saviz - gnano" as stated on the cover. The first page begins: "Libro de tuto _____ quale so tato asan__giano ala venuta mia. [T]o Alexandro salueto schrise e soto schrise de mia gnovia mar...." Not written by a scribe, this is a working journal and ledger containing hundreds of business entries, purchase... View more info

TWO [2] ORIGINAL LATE 16TH CENTURY, EARLY 17TH CENTURY MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES OF THE NOTED CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN: TRACTATUS DE DEO and TRACTATUS DE SACRAMENTIS - SUPERB IN VELLUM

By: JOHN OF SEGOVIA

Price: $9,285.99

Publisher: SEGOVIA SALAMANCA SPAIN ESPANA, 1599

Seller ID: 0001479

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb late 16th early 17th Century manuscript book in two volumes being the transcribed works of John of Segovia the influential Catholic Theologian who was a professor at the Spanish University of Salamanca, represented Castille at the Council of Basel, and represented the council in the 1439 Diet of Mainz. He played a large role in the removal of Pope Eugene IV and the placement of Antipope Felix V. Volume One: "Tractatus de Deo" a 333 page work ... View more info

1555 - 1597 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A JEWISH MERCHANT AND LAND BARON IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

By: MARC-ANTOINE HEBRART

Price: $8,895.99

Publisher: Dégagnac France [Lot], 1555

Seller ID: 000865

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a fascinating handwritten medieval French manuscript book, earliest date 1555 with entries through 1597, in original blindstamped calf with small Fleur-de-lis. This stunning book has approximately 300 pages of handwritten entries being a register of acts, properties, transactions, loans, personal notes and journal entries the majority concerning Marc-Antoine Hébrart, a noted merchant in the village of Dégagnac in Lot in south-western France. Most certainly... View more info

1524 EXTRAORDINARY ANCIENT 32 PAGE MEDIEVAL GENEALOGICAL REPORT REGARDING CHABANS FAMILY: FORMER DOCUMENT OF CABINET D'HOZIER - ONE OF THE GREATEST GENEALOGISTS OF THE 19TH CENTURY

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $2,245.99

Publisher: France, 1524

Seller ID: 00JT308

Condition: Good+


On offer is a remarkable ancient document, 32 pp, handwritten in French gothic calligraphy, relating to the family of Martel de Chabans, as noted by later handwritten notes on later paper rag cover, who makes the inquiry of the 16th century genealogists. The document features three bold signatures of the authors but they are illegible. This cover also features the handstamp of Cabinet D'Hozier, one of the most famous genealogists of the 19th century. This medieval docume... View more info

1525 ORIGINAL ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT OF CIVIL LAW: 'CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS OF JUSTINIAN'

By: UNKNOWN SCRIVENER

Price: $9,985.99

Publisher: LOMBARDY ITALY, 1525

Seller ID: 0001371

Condition: Good+


On offer is an ancient, very charming and even beautiful, manuscript relic of early civil law and legal procedure, bound in vellum, being the "Corpus Iuris Civilis of Justinian", the Digesta [Digests or Pandects] Books 1 through 38 in condensed form. [All titular headings from 1.1.0 through 38.17.0 with each followed by an abbreviated explanation of the premise. In some instances may also have portions of subsections such as 1.5.6. The text does not contain the e... View more info

1544 VIA CRUCIS - ANCIENT LATIN BOOK - THE TWELVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS - BOOK OF THE CRUXIFICTION WITH EXTENSIVE HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTES

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,545.99

Publisher: 1544

Seller ID: 000635

Condition: Good+


On offer is a superb ancient book VIA CRUCIS [Way of the Cross; Twelve Stations of the Cross]. "Domini Redemptoris ac Salvatoris Nostri Jesu Christim." Twenty-nine [29] printed pages detail the 12 stations of the Cross in the Cruxifiction of Jesus. Pagination begins at page 3 through page 32. Original binding, 4 bands, 5 compartments and while the original title page has been removed there are four [4] manuscript pages including a simple but beautifully handwrit... View more info