Manuscripts: “Speculum Christianae” and “Common Place Book”

Lot 307 in the Sotheby’s sale was comprised of “a parcel” of manuscripts. Only two are named:

1. “Speculum Christianae” which is “on vellum” and “imperfect at the end.”

2. A “Common Place Book, Containing Religious Extracts, &c.; with old Sermons.”

Both manuscripts were sold to bookseller Joseph Lilly for two shillings.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 307.


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