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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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¶ Justinus and Osorius

March 29, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Justinus historicus una cum L. Floro a Philippo Beroaldo correctus. Bologna, impressit Benedetto Faelli, 1505.

[2] Orosius, Paulus. Historiae adversus paganos. Ed. Enea Volpi [Aeneas Vulpes]. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 July 1499.

Reference: ISTC (io00100000).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 739 (sold to Cockerell for £1 12s.). — Douglas Cockerell. — William Inglis Morse (purchased from Cockerell in 1936). — Dalhousie University Libraries (Special Collections PA 6445 J6; Cockerell 28) [acquired from Morse, 1936].


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¶ Colonna — Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499)

May 5, 2016

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Colonna, Francesco [Franciscus Columna]. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, for Leonardus Crassus, December 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Edward Burne-Jones (presentation inscription of Morris). — Howard J. Sachs. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (Typ Inc 5574) [gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs].

References: ISTC ( ic00767000). — Walsh, James E. A Catalogue of the Fifteenth-Century Printed Books in the Harvard University Library. 5 vols. Binghamton, N.Y.: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1991–97. (See no. 2686.)

Digital version: Library of Congress.

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¶ Terence — Comoediae (1499)

May 3, 2016

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Terence [Terentius Afer, Publius]. Comoediae. Ed. Johannes Curtus. Strassburg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, 11 February 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1152 (sold to Thomson for £10). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 5.d.2 (SR)).

References: ISTC (it00101000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 897 (with an X beside the title). — Poynter, no. 564.

Digital version: ULD.


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¶ Stoeffler — Almanach (1499)

April 8, 2016

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Stoeffler, Johann [Johannes], and Jacob Pflaum. Almanach nova in annos 1499–1531. Ulm: Johann Reger, 13 February 1499.

Provenance: Dr. Hartmann Schedel. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1072 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 16s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.a.13 (SR)).

References: ISTC (is00791000). — Poynter, no. 558.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Sacro Bosco — Sphaera mundi (1499)

March 23, 2016

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Sacro Bosco, Johannes de. Sphaera mundi. Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 23 October 1499.

The Morgan online catalogue does not mention Morris’s book label, but it is present.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL977).

References: ISTC (ij00419000). — Morgan Catalogue, 2, no. 370.

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

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¶ St. Ivo — Liber decretorum (1499)

March 3, 2016

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Ivo, Saint, Bishop of Chartres. [Ivo, Episcopus Carnotensis]. Liber decretorum, sive Panormia. Ed. Sebastian Brant. [Basel]: Michael Furter, 6 and 7 March 1499.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 496 (sold to Pickering for £2 19s.). — Charles Hervey Hoare. — Edwin Crashaw. — Edward A. Brotherton, 1st baron. — Brotherton Collection, Leeds University Library (Brotherton Collection Incunabula/IVO).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 5b, no. 49 (£2). — ISTC (ii00223000).

Digital version: ULD.


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¶ Beroaldo (six tracts)

February 11, 2016

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Six tracts by Philippo Beroaldo [Phillipus Beroaldus] bound together in one volume:

[1] Declamatio ebriosi, scortatoris et aleatoris. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 1499.

References: ISTC (ib00471000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 455.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] De felicitate. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 28 March 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00485000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 544.

[3] De optimo statu et principe. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 10 April 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00488000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 546.

[4] Heptalogos. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 18 December 1498.

References: ISTC (ib00487000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 454.

Digital version: BSB.

[5] Declamatio philosophi, medici, oratoris. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 1 April 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00475000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 545.

[6] Oratio proverbiorum. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 17 December 1499.

References: ISTC (ib00489000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 456.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: J. P. A. Madden. —Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1215).

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¶ Molitor — De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus (1494–1500?)

September 8, 2015

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Molitor, Wilhelm [Ulricus Molitoris]. De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus. [Paris: Georg Mittelhus?, between 1494 and 1500.]

Illustrated.

Provenance: W. B. Chorley. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 684 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 3.a.8 (SR)).

References: ISTC (im00805000). — Poynter, no. 386.


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¶ Dorlandus — Viola animae (1499)

August 24, 2015

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Dorlandus, Petrus. Viola animae, sive De Natura hominis. Comp. Raymond de Sabunde. Cologne: [Retro Minores (Martin von Werden?)], for Heinrich Quentell, 29 May 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1060 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 16s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 2.a.14 (SR)).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 77 (£1). — ISTC (id00360000). — Poynter, no. 212.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Villena — Los doze trabajos de Hércules (1499)

July 30, 2015

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Villena, Enrique de. Los doze trabajos de Hércules. Burgos: Juan de Burgos, 8 August 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1751-1752).

References: ISTC (iv00276000). — Morgan Catalogue 3, no. 670.

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¶ Sacerdotium Jesu Christi (1499)

May 28, 2015

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Sacerdotium Jesu Christi. De oratione. Augsburg: Johann Froschauer, 1499.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL373).

References: ISTC (is00014000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 170.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Kölnische Chronik (1499)

April 30, 2015

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Kölnische Chronik. Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Younger, 23 August 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL259).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 80 (£20). — ISTC (ic00476000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 115. — MS catalogue (2), no. 880 (with two X’s beside it).

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¶ Aratus — Phaenomena (1499)

October 24, 2014

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Aratus. Phaenomena . . . Commentaria in Aratum . . . Sphaera [by Proclus]. Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, June and [17] October 1499.

Illustrated. These were was originally part of a larger volume containing other titles.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 129 (sold to Tregaskis for £3). — Unlocated.

Digital version: VdI.


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¶ Boccaccio — Genealogia deorum (1498/99)

September 9, 2014

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. Genealogia deorum. Trans. Laurent de Premierfait (?). Paris: for Antoine Vérard, 9 February 1498/99.

Illustrated.

Provenance: William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1535).

References: ISTC (ib00755000). — Morgan Cat. 2, no. 536.

Digital version: VdI.

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¶ Cicero — Orationes (1499)

August 20, 2014

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Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Orationes. Ed. Philippus Beroaldus. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 13 April 1499.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 360 (sold to Dawson for £1 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ic00549000).

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¶ Nicolaus, de Lovanio — Minorica elucidativa (1499)

July 30, 2014

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Nicolaus, de Lovanio, ed. Minorica elucidativa. Paris: [André Bocard], for Jean Petit, and Jean Alexandre and Charles de Bougne at Angers, 22 March 1499.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 16 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £3). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (im00589000).


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¶ Ogier le Danois (1499?)

March 5, 2014

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Ogier le Danois. Paris: Antoine Vérard, [before 25 October 1499?].

Provenance: Félix Solar. — 25th and 26th Earls of Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1540).

References: ISTC (io00062000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 533.

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