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¶ Macrobius — Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis (1550)

November 14, 2017

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Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis. Lyons: S. Gryphius, 1550.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 630 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions, 10 March 1939, no. 153 (£38). — McLeish catalogue 121, 19 May 1939, no. 226. — William Foot Walker. — York Minster (Old Library O X.H.7) [gift from Walker, 1993].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 69 (with three X’s next to the title).

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¶ Thucydides — Hystory . . . of the warre (1550)

November 26, 2014

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Thucydides. The hystory writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans. Trans. Thomas Nicolls. [London?]: printed by William Tylle, 1550.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for (purchased for £3 [or 5?] 10s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1169 (sold to Bain for £11). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 53b (£1). — ESTC (S117701). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 8v.

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¶ Hall — Union of two famelies (1550)

June 2, 2014

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Hall, Edward. The union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre [and] Yorke, beyng long in continuall discension for the croune of this noble realme. London: Richard Grafton [and Steven Mierdman], 1550.

With bibliographical note by Cockerell (laid in). Note in MS catalogue (2): “Preliminary matter lacking but suppied in very neat MS.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 578 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 3047/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£1). — ESTC (S120059). — MS catalogue (2), no. 87 (with 3 X’s next to it).

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