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¶ Virgil and More

April 13, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Virgil. Anglicae historiae libri Ulgintiseptem. Basel: Michael Isengrin,
1556.

[2] More, Sir Thomas. Omnia, quae hucusque ad manus nostras pervenerunt, Latina opera. Louvain: Petrus Zangrius, 1565.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1186 (sold to Maggs for £2 2s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Herodian — History (1556?)

July 18, 2014

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Herodian. The history of Herodian, a Greeke authour, treating of the Romayne emperors, after Marcus, translated oute of Greeke into Latin, by Angelus Politianus, and out of Latin into Englyshe, by Nicholas Smyth. London: printed by William Coplande, [1556?].

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 478 (sold to Bain for £6). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (no price). — ESTC (S104002).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ More — Utopia (1556)

March 21, 2014

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More, Sir Thomas. A frutefull, pleasant, and wittie worke, of the beste state of a publique weale and of the new yle, called Utopia. Trans. Ralph Robinson. 2nd ed. London: [Richard Tottel for] Abraham Vele, [1556].

Morris book label.

Provenance: Robert Hare. — J. Church. — Sir Thomas Brooke. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 647 (sold to Bain for £13 5s.). — Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth. — Marshall C. Lefferts. — Sotheby, 5 March 1929, lot 268. — Folger Library (STC 18095 Copy 2).

References: Collector as Creator, no. 81.— Ellis valuation, fol. 51b (no price). — ESTC (S112887). — MS catalogue (2), no. 3 (with 3 X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.


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