¶ Quaritch — Palaeography (1894)

May 21, 2014

19th cent.

Quaritch, Bernard. Palaeography: notes upon the history of writing and the medieval art of illumination. London: privately printed, 1894.

“Extended from a Lecture, delivered at a Conversazione of the Sette of Odd Volumes, at the Galleries of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, 12th December, 1893.”

Inscription on flyleaf: “Presented to Mr William Morris by Bernard Quaritch, London, April 13th 1894.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 875 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR) YHBAL).

Digital versions: Internet Archive (Morris copy). — Wellcome Library (Morris copy).


Sotheby 1898:

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