Over 100 illuminated books auctioned by Sotheby's

Over one hundred medieval manuscripts and miniatures from the Bergendal Collection were auctioned July 5, 2011 at Sotheby's Auction House. The manuscripts include 22 pre-thirteenth century books. (photos)

Among the items auctioned were rare complete Carolingian and Romanesque manuscripts, works from various European abbeys, and the illuminated miniatures collection of Robert and Dorothy Senior.

A catalogue of the collection is available to view online, or purchase for US$53.00.