The Robin Satinsky Collection of Illustrated Books

Bonhams London
New York

Date of the auction: 15.10.2021

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BERNARD DE CLAIRVAUX. 1090-1153.

Modus bene vivendi. Venice: Bernardinus Benalius, 30. May 1494. 8vo (152 x 105 mm). 27 lines, double columns. Type: 12:175G, 13:85G. Woodcut printer's device on [2] verso. Later vellum, quarter morocco slipcase and cloth chemise, endpapers renewed, light staining to first few leaves. Third incunable

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLE IN LATIN.

Biblia latina. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 14 April 1478. Folio (378 x 268 m). 468 leaves. 51 lines and headline, double column. Type: 3:110G (text), 4:160G (headline, chapter incipits). 3- to 13-line initial spaces. Major initial in blue, green, red and gilt, 6-line initials in red, blue and green

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DÜRER, ALBRECHT. 1471-1528.

GERSON, JOHANNES. 1362-1429. Opera. Prima paris operum. [Bound after: ] Inventarium. [Edited by Peter Schott und Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg.] [Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs], 22 November, 1489. 2 parts (of 4, with vol 1 of 3 of the opera and one vol Inventurium). 4to (232 x 168 mm), 240 and 52 leaves

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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EARLY PRINTING IN COLOGNE.

Alphabetum divini amoris. [Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca 1466/67.] 4to (210 x 145 mm). 28 leaves, 31 lines, Types 1a:99G. Fols. 19r and 20v set up with text running along rather than across the page, initial capitals, supplied in red, paragraph marks and initial strokes in red, contemporary marginalia in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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EUSEBIUS PAMPHILI. 260?-340?

De evangelica preparatione. [Georgius Trapezuntius, translator; Hieronymus Bononius, editor.] Venice: [Bartholomaeus de Zanis for Octavianus Scotus, 3. November 1498 or] 10. November 1500. Folio (314 x 210 mm). 65 (of 66 leaves, lacking final blank). 62 lines and headline, double columns. Types

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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HYGINUS, CAIUS JULIUS. C.64 BCE-17 ADE.

Poeticon astronomicon. Edited by Jacobus Sentinus and Johannes Lucilius Santritter. Venice: Thomas de Blavis de Alexandria, 7 June 1488. 4to (194 x 150 mm). 56 leaves, 33-34 lines. Types 5:84R, 6:70G, 7:61G, 48 woodcut illustrations and diagrams, numerous woodcut initials. Later limp vellum; cloth

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT.

Two leaves from a Book of Hours, on vellum. [Fifteenth century.] Each leaf 194 x 102 mm, outer margins filled with fine black tendrils sprouting burnished gold leaves and interspersed with flowers. (a) St. Jerome standing in a mountainous landscape under a burnished gold sky, wearing a blue robe and

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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JACOBUS PHILIPPUS DE BERGAMO. 1434-1520.

De claris mulieribus. Edited by Albertus de Placentia and Augustinus de Casali Maiori. Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 29 April 1497. Folio (297 x 202 mm). 175 leaves (of 176 lacking s2). Xylographic title; 2 full-page woodcuts (the author presenting his book to Beatrice of Aragon, widow

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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JUVENALIS, DECIUS JUNIUS. 60-140.

Satyrae. [With commentary by Georgius Merula, Domitius Calderinus and Georgius Valla.] Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, [c.1496/97]. Folio (292 x 202 mm). 146 leaves. 62 lines of commentary around text. Types: 19:105R, 16:112R, 17:80R, Roman type with some text in Greek, woodcut initials. Modern vellum

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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LIBER CATHECUMENI.

Rituale Romanum. Liber cathecumeni. Venice: Johann Emerich for Lucantonio Giunta, 30.IV.1495. 4to (187 x 137 mm). 71 of 72 leaves (without unsigned leaf 2). 29 lines. Printed in red and black, woodcut illustration, printer's device, woodcut initials and musical notation. Modern calf antique. Title

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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LUDOLPHUS DE SAXONIA. C.1300-1377/8.

Le Grant Vita Christi. Translated from Latin into French by Guillaume Lemenand. Paris: Antoine Verard, [between October 1499 and July 1503]. 4 parts in 2 volumes, median folio (334 x 226 mm). 498 leaves (of 508, a1, 8 and TT1-8 supplied in facsimile). 53 lines and headline, double column. Volume 2

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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SCHEDEL, HARTMANN. 1440-1514.

Liber chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12th July 1493. Imperial folio (469 x 315 mm.) 326 leaves (of 328 without blanks 55/6 and 61/6). Xylographic title, c. 1809 woodcut illustrations printed from 645 blocks by Michael Wolgemut, Wilhelm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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TERENTIUS AFER, PUBLIUS. 185-159 B.C.

Comoediae. [Commentary by Aelius Donatus, Guido Juvenalis und Jodocus Badius Ascensius and others. Edited Johannes Curtus. Strassburg: Johann Grüninger, 11 February 1499.] Folio (267 x 180 mm). 166 leaves (of 178, lacking 12 leaves at beginning and end: a1-6, c1, F2-6). Types: 17:145G (headlines and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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ALBERTI, LEON BATTISTA. 1404-1472.

Los diez libros de architectura. Madrid: Alonso Gómez, 1582. 4to (206 x 158 mm). Title within architectural woodcut border, woodcut initials. Contemporary gilt stamped calf, some wear to edges, endpapers renewed. Some light dampstaining, worming to last few gatherings affecting text. FIRST SPANISH

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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AMMAN, JOST. 1539-1591.

BOCKSPERGER, JOHANN MELCHIOR. 1540-1589. Neuwe Biblische Figuren. Frankfurt: Georg Rabe, Sigmund Feyerabend and Weygand Hanen Heirs, 1565. Oblong 4to (150 x 200 mm). Title page in red and black, 130 woodcut illustrations by Jost Amman after Johann Melchior Bocksperger. 19th-century-half vellum

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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AMMAN, JOST. 1539-1591.

JOSEPHUS, TITUS FLAVIUS. C.37-100. Historien und Bücher von alten Jüdischen Geschichten. Frankfurt: Georg Raben, Sigmund Feyerabend, and Weygand Hanen Heirs, 1569. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio (332 x 215 mm). Title page in red and black with elaborate engraved border, numerous woodcut illustrations in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BERNERS, JULIANA. C.1388-?

The Gentlemans Academie: Or, The Booke of St. Albans.... London: Humfrey Lownes, 1595. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small 4to (180 x 128 mm). Woodcut coats of arms, some colored. Late 19th/early 20th century half Russia and marbled boards, spine with 4 raised bands. Corners a little bumped, title page cut

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLE IN LATIN.

Pontificale secundum Ritus sacrosancte Romane ecclesie. [Venice: Lucantonio de Guinta, 1520.] Folio (326x 223 mm). Double column text in red and black gothic type, numerous woodcut borders and initials, sheet music. Modern vellum. Title page replaced in facsimile, dampstaining throughout, worming to

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLE IN LATIN.

Textus Biblie. [Lyon: Jean Crespin], 1529. Folio (355 x 250 mm). Title page in red and black with historiated woodcut border, Eusebian canons (4 leaves) also printed in red and black, numerous woodcut illustrations, including full-page woodcut of the Nativity at the opening of the New Testament

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLIA PAUPERUM.

[Opera nova contemplativa per ogni fidei Christiano laquale tratta de la figure del testamento vecchio....] [Venice: Giovanni Andrea Vavassore, c.1530.] 8vo (149 x 95 mm). 51 (of 64) leaves (lacking title and colophon) with 103 (of 120) woodcut illustrations. Block book. Late 18th-century half calf

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLE IN HEBREW.

[Chamishah Chumshei Torah.] Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, 1630-1631. 8vo (165 x 112 mm). Title with woodcut architectural border. Modern brown morocco, linen clamshell box. Some browning, minor spotting. FIRST EDITION of this Old Testament in Hebrew, prepared by Menasseh ben Israel, a rabbi who

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIBLE, POLYGLOT.

Biblia Sacra polyglotta [Walton's Polyglot Bible]. London: Thomas Roycroft, 1656-1657. 5 volumes (of 6). Folio (444 x 280 mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title page by Wenceslas Hollar, engraved double-page map of the Holy Land, double-page plan of Jerusalem, 4 engraved plates (3

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BIDLOO, GOVARD 1649-1713.

Anatomia humani corporis, centum & quinque tabulis, per artificiossis. G. de Lairesse ad vivum delineatis. Amsterdam: for the widow of Joannes van Someren, the heirs of Joannes van Dyk, Henry Boom and widow of Theodore Boom, 1685. Folio (485 x 350 mm). Extra engraved title page and 105 plates

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BINDING: ARMS OF JACQUES-AUGUSTE DE THOU.

ARNOBIUS. D.330. Commentarii, pii iuxta ac eruditi in omnes Psalmos, per Des[iderium] Erasmum Roterodamum proditi & emendati. Basel: Froben, 1560. 8vo (167 x 110 mm). Late 16th-century red morocco with the Arms of Du Thou stamped in gilt on upper cover, and "ADT" monograms on spine, edges gilt

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BINDING: MEARNE, SAMUEL.

The Book of Common Prayer. London: John Bill, Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, 1681. 8vo (170 x 105 mm). 47 (of 48) engraved plates, text pages bordered in red hand-ruled lines. Contemporary English red morocco by Samuel Mearne, with alternating black and ivory morocco onlays, richly gilt in floral

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BOOK OF HOURS, USE OF LANGRES.

Ces presentes Heures a lusage de Langres. Paris: Simon Vostre, [1512-30]. 8vo (206 x 136 mm). 104 leaves, 31 lines. Metalcut title, 14 full-page metalcut illustrations, 8 large metalcut illustrations within metalcut border, all text pages within metalcut border, rubricated in red and blue. 19th

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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ILLUMINATED BOOK OF HOURS USE OF ROME.

Book of Hours, use of Rome. Paris: Gilles and Germain Hardouyn, [c.1513; almanac for 1513-1527]. 8vo (160 x 95 mm). 96 leaves, PRINTED ON VELLUM AND ILLUMINATED, signed a-m in 8s. 31 lines, text ruled in pale red. Metalcut illustrations overpainted in colors and liquid gold to resemble manuscript

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BOTERO, GIOVANNI. 1540-1617.

Delle relationi universali. Bergamo: Comin Ventura, 1594-95. 2 parts in one volume, 8vo (193 x 128 mm). Woodcut printer's device on titles. Contemporary limp vellum, some light wear and staining; slipcase. Intermittent some browning. Second edition of the Universal Relations, addressing the world

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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BRANT, SEBASTIAN. 1457-1521.

Navis stultifere collectanea. Paris: [de Marnef and J. Badius], 1 July 1513. 4to (185 x 130 mm). 108 leaves, gothic letter, title printed in red and black with woodcut of the ship of fools and de Marnef's device (Renouard 713-14), a full-page woodcut of the ship of fools on verso, 113 large woodcuts

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. 102-44 B.C.

Commentariorum de bello gallico libri viii.... Edited by Giovanni Giocondo. Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andreas Torresanus, December 1513. Aldine 8vo (164 x 100 mm). Woodcut anchor and dolphin device in 3 places, double-page map COLORED BY HAND and five full-page woodcut illustrations. Modern calf

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021