¶ Brant — Ship of fooles (1570)

July 31, 2014

1570

Brant, Sebastian. Stultifera navis . . . The ship of fooles. Trans. Alexander Barclay. London: printed by John Cawood, 1570.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Thomas and Isabella Hervey. — Robert George Windsor-Clive, Earl of Plymouth. — Henry C. Metcalfe. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 322 (sold to Ridges for £21). — Offered by Philip J. Pirages, March 1988, to Sanford Berger for $8,500. — Helmut N. Friedlaender. — Friedlaender sale, Christie (New York), 23 April 2001, lot 139 (sold for $22,325). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 48b (£30). — ESTC (S107135).

Digital version: EEBO.


Sotheby 1898:

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