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¶ Terentius — Le grant therẽce (1539)

October 24, 2017

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Terence [Terentius]. Le grant therẽce en francoys tãt en rime que en prose nouuellement imprime a Paris. [Paris:] G. Bossozel, 1539.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Duc de la Valliere. — Morris. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1153 (sold to Ellis for £13). — Unlocated.


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¶ Livy — Decades tres cum dimidia (1539)

March 27, 2017

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Livy [Titus Livius]. Decades tres cum dimidia. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1539.

Provenance: Thomas Davies. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 759 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Stanford University Library (Rare Books KB1539 .L5 F).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 358 (with two X’s next to it).


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¶ Bidpai — Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch (1539)

January 26, 2017

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Bidpai. Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch. Strassburg: Jakob Frölich, 1539

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 947 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 860/D ).

Digital copy: Internet Archive (Morris copy).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 403 (with two X’s next to it).

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¶ Terence — Le grant Therence en francoys (1539)

December 13, 2016

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Terence. Le grant Therence en francoys tant en rime que en prose. Paris: chez J. Petit, 1539.

Illustrated. Presentation inscription from Morris to Swinburne.

Provenance: Charles Moncorgé. — Morris. — Algernon Swinburne. — Newberry Library (Wing folio ZP 539 .P45).

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¶ Boccaccio — De claris mulieribus (1539)

August 26, 2014

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. Joannis Boccatii de Certaldo insigne opus De claris mulieribus. Bern: Mathias Apiarius, 1539.

Illustrated. Presentation copy from Edward Burne-Jones to Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 194 (sold to Bain for £21). — Princeton University Library (3123.327.1539).

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 17 (£1 10s.).


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