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¶ Stoeffer and others

April 28, 2017

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The following titles are bound together (all illustrated, with a bibliographical note by Cockerell):

[1] Stoeffler, Johann [Joannis Stoefleri]. In Procli Diadochi, authoris gravissimi Sphaeram mundi, omnibus numeris longè absolutissimus commentarius. [Tübingen, 1534.]

[2] Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolomaeus]. Cl. Ptolomaei pheludiensis Alexandrini philosophi et mathematici excellentissimi phaenomena, stellarum MXXII. Cologne: Agrippinae, 1537.

[3] Hyginus, C. Julius. Fabularum liber eiusdem poeticon astronomicon, libri quatuor. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1535.

[4] Boccaccio, Giovanni. De montium, silvarum, fontium, lacuum, fluviorum, stagnorum et marium nominibus Joannis bocatii peri genealogias deorum, libri quindecim. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1532.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 61 (£2).


Provenance: Wolfgang Gabelchover. — Heinrich August Krippendorf. — Dr. Georg Kloss. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1140 (sold to Thomson for £4 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6104/D).


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¶ Valturio — De re militari (1532)

January 27, 2017

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Valturio, Roberto [Robertus Valturius]. De re militari libri XII. Paris: Chrestien Wechel, 1532

Illustrated. There is an illegible signature of a previous owner, dated 1832, on a flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1184 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Boston Public Library (Bowditch Collection, Rare Book Department; not in online catalogue).


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¶ Rüxner — Anfang, ursprung und herkomen des Thurniers (1532)

November 9, 2016

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Rüxner, Georg. Anfang, ursprung und herkomen des Thurniers inn Teutscher nation. Thurnier Buch. Simmern: H. Rodler, 1532.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 992 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, p. 11, no. 132 (£3 10s.).


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Perceforest (1531–32)

May 17, 2016

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La treselegate, delicieuse, melliflue et tresplaisante hystoire du tresnoble victorieux excellentissime roy Perceforest, roy de la grant Bretaigne. 6 vols. in 3. Paris : E. Gormontius for Jean Petit et Ph. Lenoir, 1531–32.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Bernard Quaritch catalogue, 31 March 1890 (£12 12s.). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 940 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £21). — Henry Wellcome. — Newberry Library (Case folio YA 95 .68).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 697 (with two X’s next to it).


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¶ Brunfels — Herbarum (1532)

October 16, 2014

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Brunfels, Otto. Herbarum vivae eicones ad naturae imitationem, summa cum diligentia & artificio effigiatae, una cum effectibus earundem. Strassburg: Schott, 1532.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 329 (sold to Pickering for £6 17s. 6p.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Hippocrates — Epidemiorum (1532)

October 13, 2014

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Hippocrates. Epidemiorum liber sextus jam recens Latinitate donatus. Ed. Leonhart Fuchs. Haguenau, France: Johann Setzer, 1532.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 481 (sold to Tregaskis for £40 10s.). — Donald and Mary Hyde. — Private collection, Scotland.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Gower — De confessione amantis (1532)

August 25, 2014

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Gower, John. Jo. Gower De confessione amantis. London: printed by Thomas Berthelette, 1532.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £12 12s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 556 (sold to Pickering for £10 15s.). — Ross Winans. — Carl H. Pforzheimer. — University of Texas Libraries (-q- PFORZ 421 PFZ).

References: The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library: English Literature, 1475–1700 (New York: privately printed, 1940), 2:411. — Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£10) [note by Cockerell: “Cost £12.12.-“]. — ESTC (S106702).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ Chaucer — Works (1532)

August 5, 2014

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Chaucer, Geoffrey. The workes of Geffray Chaucer newly printed, with dyvers workes whiche were never in print before. Ed. William Thynne. London: Thomas Godfray, 1532.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 352 (sold to Tregaskis for £21 15s.). — Michael Tomkinson. — Sotheby, 6 July 1926, lot 1292. — Albert May Todd. — Sotheby, 10 July 2003 (sold for £40,000, premium included). — Private collection, Virginia.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 49b (£22).


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