¶ Boethius — De arithmetica (11th century) [MS]

October 10, 2017

11th century, 12th cent.

Boethius. De arithmetica. [and] Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura.

Two illuminated manuscripts bound together. Probably England, 11th and 12th centuries. 67 and 73 leaves.

Provenance: Sir Simeon Stuart [probably either the 3rd baronet, d. 1779, or the fourth, d. 1816]. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 306 (sold to Quaritch for £61). — Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Ms. lat. 601).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 2, no. 29 (£60). — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_11482).


Sotheby 1898:

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