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03 Dec 2018

A highlight from our upcoming sale is this Vishnu Reclining on the multi-headed serpent Shesha, with his wife Lakshimi over the cosmic ocean, scene from the Bhagatava Purana, Deccani school [possibly Nagpur, central India, early eighteenth century] Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | 4 December, 1pm | 67 Pall Mall, London Browse the catalogue via our website.#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #orientalmanuscripts #fineauction #auction

A highlight from our upcoming sale is this Vishnu Reclining on the multi-headed serpent Shesha, with his wife Lakshimi over the cosmic ocean, scene from the

28 Nov 2018

Next week we have Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 4 December | 67 Pall Mall Featured here is Terence, Comoediae, in Latin, illuminated humanist manuscript on paper and parchment [Italy (probably Florence), dated 4 April 1446]. A handsome Renaissance copy of one of the most widely read classics of the Ancient World. Terence (more properly Publius Terentius Afer, c. 195/185-c. 159 BC.) is one of the most well-known Roman playwrights. Despite only having a short life, his literary impact has been enormous. His works were performed in Rome for the first time in 170-160BC. and have remained popular throughout the centuries to the present day. The sale goes on view this Friday | 30 November | 16-17 Pall Mall #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #westernmanuscripts #ancienttext #illuminatedmanuscript

Next week we have Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 4 December | 67 Pall Mall Featured here is Terence, Comoediae, in Latin, illuminated

24 Oct 2018

“The Baital disappeared through the darkness” Getting into the spirit of Halloween, we thought we would share this ‘Vikram and the Vampire, or Tales of Hindu Devilry’ by Richard Burton. This work is an adaptation of eleventh-century Sanskrit tales on the vampire | Lot 11. Our online sale The Burtons and the Middle East: A Single Owner Collection will take place tomorrow, 25 October. Don’t forget to register! #bloomsburyauctions #firstedition #firsteditionbooks #halloween #islamicweek #collection

“The Baital disappeared through the darkness” Getting into the spirit of Halloween, we thought we would share this ‘Vikram and the Vampire, or Tales of Hindu

19 Oct 2018

An excellent set of the original 1855 edition of ‘Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah’, by the first European Christian ever to go through the gates of Mecca, Richard Francis Burton. Estimated at £3,000-5,000, this lot is part of our single owner Burtons and the Middle East sale on the 25th October. Viewing starts next week!22-24 October | 9.30am-5.30pm | 16-17 Pall Mall#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #islamicweek #firstedition #collection #explorer #orientalist #firsteditionbooks

An excellent set of the original 1855 edition of ‘Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah’, by the first European Christian ever to go

15 Oct 2018

Richard Burton’s personal copy of his rare work ‘Falconry in the Valley of the Indus’, relaying experiences during his 1851 travels to India. From a single-owner collection, this fine first edition is estimated at £3,000-5,000 in our The Burtons and the Middle East online auction on Thursday 25th October. #bloomsburyauctions #islamicweek #explorer #orientalist #firstedition #firsteditionbooks #geographer #collection

Richard Burton’s personal copy of his rare work ‘Falconry in the Valley of the Indus’, relaying experiences during his 1851 travels to India. From a single-owner

09 Jul 2018

Tomorrow we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction, featuring these two large panoramic views of Mecca and Medina, painted around 1840.A few examples of this panoramic view of Mecca have appeared on the open market in recent years, however, paintings of Medina in this panoramic style are notably more scarce. Although Mecca and Medina are often depicted alongside one another in prayer books like the Dala-il al-Khayrat, it is unusual to see them painted on this scale as a set of paintings.Tuesday 10 July | Bloomsbury Auctions | 67 Pall Mall#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #worksonpaper #fineauction #paintingsonpaper

Tomorrow we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction, featuring these two large panoramic views of Mecca and Medina, painted around 1840. A few

04 Jul 2018

Coming up for sale next week is this copy of the principal account of the fantastic life of Alexander the Great – the only copy to come onto the open market since 1914. Made in northern Italy in the fourteenth century, and still in its contemporary binding, it is valued at: £30,000-50,000 (+fees). Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Bloomsbury Auctions | Tuesday 10 July On view from Friday 6 July | 16-17 Pall Mall. #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscript #westernmanuscript #auction

Coming up for sale next week is this copy of the principal account of the fantastic life of Alexander the Great – the only copy to

28 Jun 2018

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot 119, a fine Persian Divan of Poetry in Arabic, on blue paper speckled with gold, from the second quarter of the 16th century.#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #illuminatedmanuscript #auction #manuscript #persianmanuscript

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot

08 Jun 2018

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online! #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #miniatures #auction

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online!

27 Apr 2018

We have had a great week of sales this week, with The Transport Sale, Fine Pictures and Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits. A particular highlight came from our Works on Paper from the Islamic World sale. One of the top lots was Kitab zul Ala’mani wa wajah al-Tahani (A Commentary on the Qur’an), copied by Abdullah bin Ahmed al-Maliki, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Oman, dated the month Shawwal 1120 AH (1708-09AD)]. #bloomsburyauctions #manuscripts #eighteenthcentury #worksonpaper

We have had a great week of sales this week, with The Transport Sale, Fine Pictures and Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits. A particular highlight