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¶ Biblia: Novum Testamentum (1475–77?)

January 26, 2017

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Biblia: Novum Testamentum. [Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, between 1475 and November 1477.]

With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennet. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1077 (sold to Quaritch for £8 10s.). — Bernard Quaritch. — British Library (IA. 49231) [purchased May 1899].

References: BMC, 9:157–58. — ISTC (ib00650500).


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¶ Tartagni — Consiliorum volumen (1477)

January 26, 2017

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Tartagni, Alessandro [Alexander Tartagnus]. Consiliorum volumen. Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 23 December 1477.

With an invoice from G. P. Wakley to Morris for house repairs, 14 December 1894, tipped in.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1150 (sold to Leighton for £1 12s.). — George Dunn. — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc T20 fffolio).

References: ISTC (it00021000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 348 (with two X’s next to it).

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¶ Valerius Maximus — Facta et dicta memorabilia (1476–77?)

January 10, 2017

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Valerius Maximus. Facta et dicta memorabilia. Trans. Simon de Hesdin and Nicholas de Gonnesse. 2 vols. [Southern Netherlands: printer of Flavius Josephus, between 1476 and 1477.]

Provenance: John Hayford Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1181 (sold to Quaritch for £91). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (iv00044000).


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¶ Appianus — Historia Romana (1477)

July 9, 2016

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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).


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¶ Rampegolo — Aurea Biblia (c. 1477)

May 18, 2016

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Rampegolo, Antonio [Antonius Rampigollis] and Senensis Bindus Guerri [Bindo de Senis]. Aurea Biblia, sive Repertorium aureum Bibliorum. Augsburg: [Ludwig Hohenwang, c. 1477].

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 181 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 5.b.12 (SR)).

References: ISTC (ir00021000). — Poynter, no. 475.

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¶ Biblia latina (1477)

April 20, 2016

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Biblia latina. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 July 1477.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 175 (sold to Ellis for £50). — Owen F. Grazebrook, Esq., Stourton Castle. — Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York [deaccessioned]. — Sotheby, 16 May 1974. — Unlocated.

References: Breck, Joseph. “Bookbindings and Other Leather-Work.” Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 19 (December 1924): 299–300. — ISTC (ib00552000). — Yates, E. H. Classified Catalogue of the Library of Owen F. Grazebrook, Esq. at Stourton Castle. 1947.

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¶ Wolfram — Titurel (1477)

April 8, 2016

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Wolfram, von Eschenbach. Titurel. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin], 1477.

Inscribed to Morris “from his friend F. S. Ellis.”

Provenance: ex-Berlin Ko[umlaut]nigliche Bibliothek. — F. S. Ellis. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned 1971]. — Sotheby, 8 June 1971, lot 28. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC ( iw00070000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 904 (with one X beside the title).

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¶ Vocabularius (c. 1477)

March 24, 2016

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Vocabularius. [Blaubeuren: Conrad Mancz, c. 1477.]

Latin and German.

Provenance: W. H. Crawford. — Crawford sale, Sotheby, 24 March 1891, lot 3287 (sold to Leighton for £1 4s.). — Leighton. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1200 (sold to Breslauer for £8 8s.). — Breslauer. — William M. Evins. — Evins sale, Christie, 14 November 2009, lot 85. — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (iv00323000).

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¶ Pope Pius II — Historia rerum ubique gestarum (1477)

July 31, 2015

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Pius II, Pope. Historia rerum ubique gestarum. Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1477.

Provenance: R. Hoblyn. — Michael Wodhull. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL834).

References: ISTC (ip00730000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 315.

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¶ Platea — Opus (1476/77)

May 27, 2015

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Platea, Franciscus de. Opus restitutionum, usurarum, excommunicationum. Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, 4 January 1476/77.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1419).

References: ISTC (ip00757000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, 489.

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¶ St. Albertus Magnus — Summa de eucharistiae sacramento (1477)

May 14, 2015

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Albertus Magnus, Saint. Summa de eucharistiae sacramento. Oratio de eucharistiae sacramento. [Cologne]: Johann Guldenschaff, 30 April 1477.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 115 (sold to Downing for £1 12s.). — David M. Rogers. — Downside Abbey Archives and Library [gift from Rogers].

Reference: ISTC (ia00336000).

Digital version: ULD.

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¶ Dionysius — Periegetes (1477)

May 4, 2015

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Dionysius, Periegetes. De situ orbis. Trans. Antonius Beccaria. [Venice: Bernhard Maler, Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Löslein, 1477.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL849).

References: ISTC (id00253000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 317. — MS catalogue (2), no. 953, p. 88 (with an X beside the title).

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¶ Maggio — De priscorum proprietate verborum (1477)

April 30, 2015

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Maggio, Giuniano [Junianus Maius]. De priscorum proprietate verborum. Treviso: Bernardus de Colonia, 1477.

Provenance: John H. Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1185).

References: ISTC (im00096000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 444. — MS catalogue (2), no. 908, p. 82 (with an X beside it).

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¶ Bindo, of Siena — Aurea Biblia (c. 1477)

April 23, 2015

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Bindo, of Siena [Bindus Guerri, Senensis]. Aurea Biblia, sive Repertorium aureum Bibliorum. Augsburg: [Ludwig Hohenwang, c. 1477] .

Provenance: William Lilly. — William Stuart. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL352).

References: ISTC (ir00021000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 146.

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¶ Schwarz — Contra perfidos Judaeos (1477)

March 27, 2015

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Schwarz, Peter [Petrus Niger]. Contra perfidos Judaeos de conditionibus veri Messiae. Esslingen: Conrad Fyner, 20 December 1477.

Illustrated.

Provenance: British Museum. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 690 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.a.5 (SR)).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 87 (£8). — Poynter, no. 537.

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¶ Peckham — De oculo morali (c. 1477)

February 17, 2015

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Peckham, John [Johannes de Peckham]. De oculo morali. [Augsburg: Anton Sorg, c. 1477.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL331).

References: ISTC (ij00391000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 143.

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¶ Panormitanus de Tudeschi — Lectura (1477)

January 27, 2015

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Panormitanus de Tudeschis, Nicolaus. Lectura super V libris Decretalium. 5 vols. Basel: [Michael Wenssler, Berthold Ruppel, and Bernard Richel], 1477.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Henry Howard, 6th Duke of Norfolk. — Royal Society, London (gift from Howard). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 931 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 3.f.4 (SR)).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 4b, no. 47 (£5). — ISTC (ip00045000). — Poynter, no. 405.

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¶ Berengarius de Landora — Lumen animae (1477)

January 7, 2015

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Berengarius de Landora. Lumen animae. Ed. Matthias Farinator. [Augsburg: Günther Zainer], 31 December 1477.

Provenance: James Elwin Millard. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 755 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 2.e.10 (SR)).

References: ISTC (ib00341500). — MS catalogue (2), p. 87, no. 942 (with an X beside the title). — Poynter, no. 224.

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¶ Gritsch — Quadragesimale (1477?)

October 31, 2014

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Gritsch, Johannes. Quadragesimale. [Strassburg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), not after 1477.]

Provenance: James Hope Johnstone, Earl of Hopetoun. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 569 (sold to Ridler for £1 5s.). — Benjamin Hibbard. — P. Watts Rule. — Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (fRInc GRITSCH Quad 1477) [bequest from Rule, 1953].

References: ISTC (ig00493000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 101 (with one X next to it).

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¶ St. Bonaventure — Legenda (1477)

October 28, 2014

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Bonaventure, Saint [Saint Bonaventura]. Legenda maior S. Francisci. Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 6 February 1477.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 458 (sold to Quaritch for £4 12s. 6p.).— George Dunn. — Solomon Pottesman. — Pottesman sale, Sotheby, 15 October 1979, lot 85 (sold for £260 to Fletcher). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 9b, no. 112 (£7 10s.). — ISTC (ib00890000).

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¶ Sprenger — Die erneuerte Rosenkranz Brüderschaft (1476–77)

October 2, 2014

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Sprenger, Jakob. Die erneuerte Rosenkranz Brüderschaft. [Augsburg: Johann Bämler, 1476–77.]

Illustrated.

Provenance: Oswald Weigel (bookseller, Leipzig). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL316).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 3b, no. 29 (£12). — ISTC (is00686000). — Morris Catalogue 1, no. 144.

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¶ Casesar — Commentarii (1477)

August 20, 2014

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Caesar, Julius. Commentarii. Ed. Petrus Justinus Philelphus. [Milan]: Antonius Zarotus, 10 February 1477.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 334 (sold to Leighton for £6). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ic00019000).

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¶ Burley — De vita et moribus philosophorum (1477)

July 31, 2014

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Burley, Walter [Gualtherus Burlaeus]. De vita et moribus philosophorum. [Nuremberg]: Anton Koberger, 6 May 1477.

With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 332 (sold to Ridler for £2 6s.). — John Camp Williams. — Williams sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, New York, part 2, 6–8 November 1929, lot 218 (sold for $35). — Beinecke Library, Yale University (Zi + 1978) [purchased with money from the Altschul Fund, May 1946].

References: ISTC (ib01320000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 979 (with one X beside the title).

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¶ Pius II — Historia rerum ubique gestarum (1477)

July 21, 2014

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Pius II, Pope [Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini]. Historia rerum ubique gestarum. Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1477.

Provenance: George Dunn.  —Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 105 (part; sold to F. Clarke for £8 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ip00730000).

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¶ John of Genoa — Catholicon (1475–77)

July 5, 2014

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John of Genoa [Johannes Balbus]. Catholicon. [Strassburg: the R-Printer (Adolf Rusch), between 1475–77.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 154 (sold to Leighton for £15). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC.

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¶ Petrus Comestor — Historia scholastica (1477?)

June 17, 2014

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Petrus Comestor. Historia scholastica. [Cologne: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, not after 14 April 1477.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 373 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.d.12 (SR)).

References: ISTC (ip00461000). — Poynter, no. 422.

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St. Bernard (1474) and St. Cyprianus (c. 1477)

June 2, 2014

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint [Bernardus, Claravallensis]. De consideratione. [Utrecht: Nicolaus Ketelaer and Gerardus de Leempt, 1474.]

Reference: ISTC (ib00367000).

[2] Cyprianus, Saint. Opera. [Deventer: Richardus Pafraet, c. 1477.]

Reference: ISTC (ic01012000).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 166 (sold to Chadwick for £1 12s.) — Unlocated.


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¶ Rainerius de Pisis — Panthologia (1477)

May 23, 2014

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Rainerius de Pisis. Panthologia, sive Summa universae theologiae. 2 vols. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 February 1477.

With bibliographical note by Cockerell (laid in).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 950 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Vol. 1: Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.f.8 (SR); vol. 2: 4.f.8 (SR)).

References: ISTC (ir00008000). — Poynter, no. 474.


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