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¶ La devise des armes des chevaliers de la Table Ronde (1559)

December 28, 2016

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La devise des armes des chevaliers de la Table Ronde. Paris: pour Barbe Regnault, 1559.

Illustrated.

Provenance: John Gregory Crace. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 238 (sold to Van de Pret for £7 12s. 6d.). — National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum (RC.D.26).


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¶ Curio (1559) and Schneeberger (1564)

October 20, 2016

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Two volumes bound together:

[1] Curio, Johannes. Conservandae sanitatis praecepta saluberrima. Frankfurt: Christian Egenolff, 1559.

[2] Schneeberger, Anton. De bona militum valetudine conservanda liber. Krakow: Lazarus Andreae, 1564.


Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, no. 55. — Unlocated.

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¶ Erasmus — Adagiorum (1559)

January 29, 2015

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Erasmus, Desiderius. Adagiorum chiliades quatuor cum sesquicenturia, ex postrema autoris recognitione. Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nikolaus Episcopius, 1559.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 516 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 9s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 2052/D).

Digital version: Internet Archive (Morris copy).

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¶ Giovio — Illustrium virorum vitae (1559)

December 15, 2014

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Giovio, Paolo [Paulus Jovius]. Illustrium virorum vitae. Basel: Peter Perna and Heinrich Petri, 1559.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 606 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 9s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Fabyan — Chronicle (1559)

August 25, 2014

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Fabyan, Robert. The chronicle of Fabian, whiche he nameth the concordaunce of histories newly perused and continued from the beginnyng of Kyng Henry the Seventh to the ende of Queene Mary. 2 vols. in 1. London: printed by Jhon Kyngston [John Kingston], April 1559.

Morris’s note in MS catalogue (1): “Title wanting.” Note in MS catalogue (2): “seems to be perfect but title humbugged about.”

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £2 2s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 525 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 8s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 77 (£2 13s.)  — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 49b (£1 10s.). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 9. — MS catalogue (2), no. 91 (with 3 X’s next to it).


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¶ Petrarca — Hülff, Trost und Rath (1559)

August 15, 2014

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Petrarca, Francesco. Hülff, Trost und Rath in allem Anligen der Menschen . . . zwei Trostbücher, von Artznei und Rath beyde im gůten und widerwertigen Glück. Frankfurt am Mein : Bei Christian Egenolffs Erben, 1559.

Illustrated. With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 944 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4929/D).

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 89 (£1 10s.).

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