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¶ Institoris and Gaza

April 12, 2017

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The following titles were bound together when Morris owned them but were later separated, probably when Malleus maleficarum was rebacked:

[1] Institoris, Heinrich [Henricus], and Jakob [Jacobus] Sprenger. Malleus maleficarum. Nuremburg: Anton Koberger, 17 March 1494.

References: ISTC (ii00166000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 940. — Walsh, no. 738.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Gaza, Theodorus. Grammaticae institutionis libri duo priores. Trans. Desiderius Erasmus. Basel: Johann Froben, 1521.


Provenance: Congregation of the Brothers of the Common Life in the Luchtenhofe in Bruhle in Hildesheim. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 493 (sold to Pickering for £1 1s.). — William Norton Bullard. — Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University (William Norton Bullard Collection, no. 654). [The present location of Gaza’s grammar is unknown.]


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¶ Cronica cronicarum (1521)

February 16, 2017

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Cronica cronicarum. Paris: François Regnault et Jacques Ferrebouc pour Jean Petit, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 355 (sold to Leighton for £5 5s.). — Harold Peirce. — Peirce sale, Stan V. Henkels at the Book Auction Rooms of Davis & Harvey (Philadelphia), 27 March 1903, lot 264 [Google]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Vitruvius Pollio — De architectura libri dece (1521)

January 10, 2017

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Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura libri dece. Como: Gotardus da Ponte, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Loys Loxe. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1196 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6646/D/1).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 916, p. 83.

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¶ Luther — Piae ac doctae in psalmos operationes (1521)

December 21, 2016

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Luther, Martin. Piae ac doctae in psalmos operationes. Basel: Adam Petri, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Victoria Public Library (Special Coll. Ref. LAT 223.2 L97m).

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Ovid — De arte amandi et remedio amoris (1521)

December 9, 2016

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Ovid. Ovidius de arte amandi et remedio amoris. Milan: Austinus de Vicemercato for J. J. de Legnano, 1521.

With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 924 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4677/D).


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¶ Antravenensis — Aurea summa de fuga vitiorum nuncupata (1521)

June 5, 2016

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Antravenensis, Petrus. Aurea summa de fuga vitiorum nuncupata. Toulouse: Antoine Morin; Paris: Jean du Pré, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 809 (sold to Ellis for 16s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Cicero and Erasmus

October 5, 2015

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Four books bound together in one volume:

[1] Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De amicitia. De Senectute. Paradoxa. Strasbourg: Johannis Knobloch and Paulus Getz, November, 1520.

[2] Erasmus, Desiderius. Brevissima maximeque compendiaria confidendarum epistolarum formula. Mainz: Schoeffer, February 1522.

[3] Erasmus, Desiderius. De ratione studii. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, November 1521.

[4] Erasmus, Desiderius. Querela pacis, undique gentium eiectae profligataeque. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, March 1522.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 211 (sold to Downing for £1 13s.). — W. T. Smedley. — Folger Library (Bd.w. PA6304 .L2 1520 Cage).


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¶ Dares, Phrigius — De bello Trojano historia (c. 1519–22)

March 30, 2015

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Dares, Phrigius. De bello Trojano historia. [Lyon: printed by Jean Marion for Romain Morin, c. 1519–22.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 279 (sold to Breslauer for £1 12s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Tertullian — Opera (1521)

January 28, 2015

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Tertullian [Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus]. Opera Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani inter Latinos ecclesiae scriptores primi sine quorum lectione nullum diem intermittebat olim diuus Cyprianus. Basel: Johann Froben, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1154 (sold to Thomson for £4). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6240/D).

Digital version: E-Rara.

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¶ Plutarch — Illustrium viorum vitae (1521)

January 6, 2015

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Plutarch [Plutarchus]. Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi: illustrium virorum vit[a]e. Ed. Gerardus Vercellanus. Paris: Nicolas Des Prez, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 962 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — University of Illinois Library (Q. 881 P6l.Lv1521).


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¶ Major — Historia Majoris Britanniae (1521)

October 9, 2014

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Major, John. Historia Majoris Britanniae tam Angliae quam Scotiae. Paris: Jodocus Badius Ascensius, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 670 (sold to Leighton for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Sallust — Caij Crispi Salustij historiographi opus (1521)

March 21, 2014

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Sallust [Gaius Sallustius Crispus]. Caij Crispi Salustij historiographi opus. Venice: per Bernardinum de Vianis de Lexona Vercellensem, 15 November 1521.

Illustrated. Sotheby 1898 catalogue entry pasted on flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 996 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2). — Folger Library (172-746f).


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