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¶ Saint-Gelais — Le vergier d’honeur (1523?)

May 15, 2017

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Saint-Gelais, Octavien de. Le vergier d’honeur nouvellement imprime a Paris. Paris: Philippe Le Noir, n.d. [1523?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Marquis de Villeneuve de Bargemont. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 994 (sold to Heppenstal for £11 5s.). — Pickering & Chatto, Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, 1900, no. 1115 (£16 16s.) [Google]. — Michael Tomkinson. — Dyson Perrins (gift from Tomkinson). — Second Perrins sale, Sotheby, 1946, lot 416. — Quaritch list 645 (1947), no. 994. — Douglas Gordon. — University of Virginia Library, Gordon Collection (Gordon 1520 .S3).


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¶ Adamant, Manfredi, and Aristotle

March 27, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Adamant [Adamantius Sophista]. Physiognomonicon. Basel: R. Winter, 1544.

[2] Manfredi, Girolamo. Opera nova intitulata: il perche, utilissima ad intendere le cagioni de molte cose: & maximamente alla conservatione della sanita: et phisionomia. Venice: Francesco Bindoni, 22 October 1523.

[3] Aristotle. Secreta secretorum. Paris: Galliot du Pré, 1520.


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


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¶ L’hystoire du sainct Greaal (1523)

February 17, 2017

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L’hystoire du sainct Greaal. Paris: Philippe Le Noir, 1523.

Illustrated. A Cockerell letter was laid in.

Provenance: André-Prosper-Victor Masséna, duc de Rivoli, Prince d’Essling. — Masséna sale, Paris, 1847, lot 153. — Edward Vernon Utterson. — Utterson sale, 20 March 1857. — Bernard Quaritch, Romances of Chivalry, February 1882, no. 7433. — Quaritch catalogue, 1890, no. 238. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 995 (sold to Waring for £55). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1112 (£80) [Google] . — Edith Rockefeller McCormick. — McCormick sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (New York), 23 February 1934, lot 421 [HathiTrust] . — Maurice and Edward Schenk. — John A. Saks. — Saks sale, New York, 1 October 1980, lot 103. — George Abrams. — Abrams sale, Sotheby, 16 November 1989, lot 212 (estimate £15,00–£20,000). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 927 (with two X’s beside the title).


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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Sermones Quadragesimales (c.1523)

July 27, 2016

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Jacobus, de Voragine. Sermones Quadragesimales. Paris: printed for François Regnault, 30 June “1500” [c. 1523].

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1040 (sold to Walker for £1). — Emery Walker. — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ij00186500).


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¶ Bueil — Le livre de Jouvencel (1523)

February 17, 2015

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Bueil, Jean de, comte de Sancerre. Le livre de Jouvencel. Paris: Philippe Le Noir et Michel Le Noir, 20 April 1523.

Illustrated.

Provenance: William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 499 (sold to Dawson for £3 10s.) — Maurice Hewlett. — Huntington Library (112883).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 961, p. 89.

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¶ Llull — Practica compendiosa artis (1523)

February 5, 2015

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Llull, Ramón [Raymundus Lullus]. Practica compendiosa artis. [Lyon]: Jean Moylin de Cambrai for Simon Vincent, 1523.

Illustrated. With bibliographical note by Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 668 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 3902/D/1).

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Fisher — Assertionis Lutheranae confutatio (1523)

December 16, 2014

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Fisher, John. Assertionis Lutheranae confutatio. Antwerp: Michael Hillenius, 1523.

Bound with Aquinas, Questiones Quodlibetales.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 532 (sold to Leighton for £1 1s.). — Harold Peirce. — Peirce sale, Stan V. Henkels at the Book Auction Rooms of Davis & Harvey (Philadelphia), 27 March 1903, lot 262. — Catholic University Library (Rare Books/Spec Coll 16C Folio BR333.A2 F5 1523).


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¶ Arrighi — Il modo de temperare le penne (1523)

June 29, 2014

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Arrighi, Ludovico degli. Il modo de temperare le penne con le varie sorti de littere ordinato. 2nd ed. [Rome, 1523.]

Bound with Arrighi, La operina; Carpi, Thesauro; Tagliente, Lo presente libro.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 256 (part; sold to Leighton for £7 15s.). — Emery Walker. — May Morris [gift from Walker]. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (MR 38 b).

Reference: Osley, A. S. “The Kelmscott Manor Volume of Italian Writing Books.” Antiquaries Journal 64, pt. 2 (1984): 351–60.

Digital version: Library of Congress.


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