¶ Appianus — Historia Romana (1477)

July 9, 2016

1477

Appianus, of Alexandria. Historia Romana (Partes I–II). Trans. Petrus Candidus Decembrius. 2 vols. in 1. Venice: Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Löslein, 1477.

A photograph is laid in, with this handwritten note: “Cockerell had this photographed from the vol. by Ratdolt in the Library of St. Mark’s Venice for Morris when he went there the first time.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 64 (sold to Leighton for £4 12s.). — Laurence W. Hodson. — Hodson sale, 3 December 1906, lot 12 (sold to Sydney Cockerell for £13 5s.). — Sydney Cockerell. — John Charrington. — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.3.B.3.23a[1450, 1451]) [gift from Charrington, 1916].

References: ISTC (ia00928000). — Oates, nos. 1739–40.

Digital version: BSB (Part 1, Part 2).


Sotheby 1898:

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