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St. Jerome — Vitas sanctorum patrum (c. 1490–92)

July 18, 2017

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Jerome, Saint [Hieronymus]. Vitas sanctorum patrum, sive Vitas patrum. Trans. Domenico Calvaca. [Venice: Giovanni Ragazzo?, c. 1490–92.]

Illustrated. With a bibliographical note by Cockerell.

Provenance: William Horatio Crawford. — Crawford sale, Sotheby, 12 March 1891, lot 1556 (sold to Ellis for 14s.). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 596 (sold to Quaritch for £35). — Quaritch. — British Museum (purchased from Quaritch, May 1899). — British Library (IB 23757).

References: BMC, 5:501. — ISTC (ih00231500).


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¶ Appiano etc.

June 7, 2017

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Eight titles bound together in one volume when they were in Morris’s hands; the individual works were subsequently rebound by W. J. Mansell for Michael Tomkinson.

[1] Appiano, Costanzo [Constantius Applanus]. Soliloquia de humani arbitrii libertate et potestate. Cremona: Carolus de Darleriis, 4 October 1496.

Reference: ISTC (ia00933000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Dio, Chrysostom [Dio Chrysostomus]. [De Troia non capta:] Ilii captivitatem non fuisse. Trans. Franciscus Philelpus and ed. Nicolaus Lucarus. Cremona: Bernardinus de Misintis and Caesar Parmensis, 22 July 1492.

With a bibliographical note by Cockerell (describing all the titles) tipped in.

Reference: ISTC (id00206000).

Digital version: BSB.

[3] Dio, Chrysostom [Dio Chrysostomus]. De regno. Trans. Publius Gregorius Tiphernas and ed. Pius III (Franciscus de Piccolomineis). Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 1493.

Reference: ISTC (id00205000).

Digital version: BSB.

[4] Bosso, Matteo [Matthaeus Bossus]. De instituendo sapientia animo. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 6 November 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib01043000).

Digital version: BSB.

[5] Bosso, Matteo [Matthaeus Bossus]. Sermo in Jesu Christi passionem. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 11 November 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib01047000).

[6] Beroaldo, Filippo [Philippus Beroaldus]. De felicitate. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 1 April 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib00482000).

Digital version: BSB.

[7] Maffei, Celso [Celsus Maffeus]. Dissuasoria ne christiani principes ecclesiasticos usurpent census. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 27 June 1494.

Reference: ISTC (im00015000).

Digital version: BSB.

[8] Sabellico [Marcus Antonius Sabellicus]. De Venetis magistratibus. Venice: Antonius de Strata, de Cremona, 19 January 1488/89.

Reference: ISTC (is00009000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 66 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 16s.). — Michael Tomkinson. — Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford. — Huntington Library. (The individual call numbers at the Huntington—all Rare Books—are as follows: [1] 89923; [2] 100604; [4] 85511 (bound with no. 5); [5] 85512 (bound with no. 4); [7] 101129 (unbound in pamphlet folder). Nos. 3, 6, and 8 are not at the Huntington and are unlocated.)


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¶ St. Bridget — Revelationes (1492?)

September 22, 2016

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Bridget, of Sweden, Saint [Saint Brigitta or Birgitta]. Revelationes. [Lübeck]: Bartholomaeus Ghotan [for Vadstena Monastery, before 25 November] 1492.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 324 (sold to Tregaskis for £25 5s.). — Michael Tomkinson. — Philip and Frances Hofer. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (Typ Inc 2625) [gift from Philip Hofer, 20 December 1954].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 93 (£18). — ISTC (ib00687000). — Walsh, no. 948.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Horae (c. 1492)

April 29, 2016

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Horae: ad usum Cenomanensem. [Paris: Jean Du Pré (printer of Paris)?, c. 1492]

Illustrated.

Provenance: William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1553).

References: ISTC (ih00343000). — Morgan Catalogue 3, no. 567.

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¶ Cordiale quattuor novissimorum (1492)

November 9, 2015

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Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 1492,

Illustrated. Text ascribed to Dionysius Carthusiensis and to Gerardus de Vliederhoven.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL255).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 76 (£1). — ISTC (ic00897000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 111.

Digital version: ULD.

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¶ Porcia — De Generosa educatione liberorum (1492)

July 31, 2015

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Porcia, Jacopo di, conte [Jacobus Comes Purliliarum]. De Generosa educatione liberorum. Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 11 September 1492.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1192).

References: ISTC (ip01139000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 446.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Brunus Aretinus — Aquila volante (1492)

June 28, 2015

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Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus. Aquila volante. Naples: Ayolfus de Cantono, 27 June 1492.

With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell laid in.

Provenance: Michael Wodhull. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 133 (sold to Quaritch for £28). — Bernard Quaritch. — British Library (IB.29556) [purchased from Quaritch, May 1899].

References: ISTC (ib01231000); BMC, 6:874.

Digital version: Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome.

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¶ Vegio — Philalethes (1492?)

May 27, 2015

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Vegio, Maffeo [Maphaeus Vegius]. Philalethes. [Basel: Michael Furter, not after 1492.]

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1390)

References: ISTC (iv00117000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 230.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Jacobus Philippus — Supplementum chronicarum (1492/93)

May 22, 2015

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Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo. Supplementum chronicarum. Venice: Bernardinus Rizus, Novariensis, 15 February 1492/93.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL941).

References: ISTC (ij00212000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 352.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Cavretto — Anterotica (1492)

March 26, 2015

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Cavretto, Pietro [Petrus Haedus]. Anterotica, sive De amoris generibus. Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 13 October 1492.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 474 (sold to Tregaskis for £2 8s.). — Philip A. Robson. — A. W. G. Murray. — Trinity College Library, Cambridge (VI.13.134) [bequest of Murray].

References: ISTC (ih00002000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 930 (with two X’s beside the title).


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¶ Gaffurius— Theorica musicae (1492)

February 12, 2015

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Gaffurius, Franchinus. Theorica musicae. Milan: Philippus de Mantegatiis, Cassanus, for Johannes Petrus de Lomatio, 15 December 1492.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Le Comte D. Boutourlin (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1089).

References: ISTC (ig00006000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 391.

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¶ Cronecken der Sassen (1492)

January 29, 2015

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Cronecken der Sassen. Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 6 March 1492.

Illustrated.

Provenance: St. Stephan, Wurzberg. — Comte W. de Paar. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL36).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 96 (£25). — ISTC (ic00488000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 33.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Lichtenberger — Prognosticatio (1492)

January 8, 2015

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Lichtenberger, Johannes. Prognosticatio. Modena: Petrus Maufer de Maliferis, 14 April 1492.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1321).

References: ISTC (il00211000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 481.

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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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