Summer 2023 Catalogue of new acquisitions

Summer 2023 Catalogue of new acquisitions Stephen Butler Rare Books & Manuscripts

Download our latest Catalogue of recent acquisitions, now available on our website.


  • A selection of Oxythynchus fragments from c.250AD with excellent Provenance
  • ‘Die Cronica’ – a chronicle of Cologne published in 1499 and with some of the earliest accounts of Guntenberg and early printing.
  • An Aldine owned by Tsar Nicholas II and with an inscription of ‘Renouard’
  • 2 x Beauvais Missal leaves.
  • The Famous History of Fryer Bacon, the source for Robert Greene’s play; 1666
  • A fine, huge title page illuminated from a Gradual with an exquisite portrait.

Our next Catalogue which will be called ‘Devotion’ will be published in September and will feature a fine selection of print and manuscripts including Bibles, Missals, Psalters, and Sermons. Make sure you sign-up to our Catalogues to ensure you don’t miss out.

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