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¶ Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils (1491)

January 12, 2017

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Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 8 November 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL409).

References: ISTC (is00306000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 178. — Needham, Paul. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, 400–1600. New York and London: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1979. (See no. 30.)

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Die Neue Ehe und das Passional von Jesu (1491)

April 13, 2016

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Die Neue Ehe und das Passional von Jesu. Augsburg: Anton Sorg, 11 July 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: George Bateman. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 751 (sold to Heppenstal for £15). — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Murray sale, Christie, 10 December 1918, lot 123. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ie00017000). — Some German Woodcuts, no. 23.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Hortus sanitatis (1491)

February 23, 2016

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Hortus sanitatis. Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Jo. Petri a Märcken, Dusseldorf, 1622. — Carolus Schorn. — Frederick Perkins. — Perkins sale, Sotheby, 11 July 1889, lot 519. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL46).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 99 (£10). — ISTC (ih00486000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 32. — MS catalogue (2), no. 879 (with two X’s beside it).

Digital versions: BSB. — Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University

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¶ Petrus de Rivo — Opus (c. 1490–91)

May 12, 2015

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Petrus de Rivo. Opus responsivum ad Epistolam apologeticam Pauli de Middelburgo de anno, die et feria dominicae passionis. Kalendarium Egyptiorum secundum Bedam. Louvain: Ludovicus Ravescot, [c. 1490–91].

Illustrated.

Provenance: John H. Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1688).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 2b, no. 19 (£20) [note in Cockerell’s hand: “Cost this”]. — ISTC (ip00534000). — Morgan Catalogue 3, no. 633. — MS catalogue (2), no. 972, p. 91.

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¶ Crescenzi — Ruralia commoda (c. 1490–95)

September 24, 2014

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Crescenzi, Pietro de’ [Petrus de Crescentiis]. Ruralia commoda. [Speyer: Peter Drach, c. 1490–95.]

Illustrated.

Provenance: A. Geekie. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL458).

References: ISTC (ic00969000). — Morgan Cat. 1, no. 191.

Digital version: VdI.

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¶ St. Thomas Aquinas — De periculis contingentibus (c. 1491)

September 8, 2014

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Aquinas, Thomas, Saint. De periculis contingentibus. [Passau: Johann Petri, c. 1491.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL546).

References: ISTC (it00321000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 211.

Digital version: BSB.

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