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¶ Caviceo — Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin (1527)

June 21, 2017

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Caviceo, Jacopo. Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin. Paris: Galliot du Pre, 1527.

Illustrated. With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Louis Alexandre de Bourbon, Count of Toulouse. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 346 (sold to Quaritch for £8 10s.). — Bernard Quaritch. — British Library (General Reference Collection C.38.g.6.) [purchased from Quaritch, 1899].


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¶ Thucydides — De bello peloponnensium Atheniensiumque (1527)

December 13, 2016

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Thucydides. De bello peloponnensium Atheniensiumque libri VIII. Cologne: Eucharius Cervicornus for Gottfried Hittorp, 1527.

Provenance: Morris. — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Fairfax Murray sale, Christie, 10 December 1917, lot 422. — Unlocated.

Reference: Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German), 2, no. 409.

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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Legenda aurea (1527)

March 3, 2015

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Jacobus, de Voragine. Legenda aurea. London: printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 27 August 1527.

With Morris’s signature and address, followed by a note by Cockerell: “Morris acquired it from H. Sotheran & Co. of 140 Strand for £50, 21 July 1890, and immediately decided to print it at the Kelmscott Press, then about to be established. . . .” (For the Kelmscott Press Golden Legend, based on a translation thought to be by Caxton, see Bibliography, A7.)

Provenance: Frederick Perkins. — Sotheran. — Morris [purchased from Sotheran, 21 July 1890, for £50]. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1208 (sold to Tregaskis for £29). — Sydney Cockerell. — Cockerell sale, Sotheby, 10 December 1956, lot 114. — Newberry Library (Wing folio ZP 545 .W89).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£20). — ESTC (S111988). — MS catalogue (2), no. 893, p. 80.

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ Tengler — Der Neü Layenspiegel (1527)

February 10, 2015

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Tengler, Ulrich. Der Neü Layenspiegel von rechtmässigen Ordnungen in Burgerlichen und peinlichen Regimenten. Strassburg: Johann Knobloch, 1527.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1130 (sold to Maggs for £3 15s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Fulvio — Antiquitates (1527)

October 10, 2014

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Fulvio, Andrea [Andreas Fulvius]. Antiquitates urbis Romae nuperrime aeditae. [Rome, 1527.]

Provenance: Duke of Marlborough. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 537 (sold to Breslauer for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Higden — Polycronycon (1527)

August 25, 2014

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Higden, Ranulf. Polycronycon. Trans. John Trevisa. London: printed by Peter Treveris for John Reynes, 16 May 1527.

Provenance: Sir Edward Sullivan. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 599 (sold to Young for £17 5s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (no price). — ESTC (S119426).


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