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¶ Leslie — De origine, moribus, et rebua gestis Scotorum (1578)

November 4, 2015

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Leslie, John. De origine, moribus, et rebua gestis Scotorum libri decem. Rome: In aedibus populi Romani [Aldus the Younger], 1578.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Allen D. Macdonald. — Yale Center for British Art, Yale University (DA775 L4 1578).

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¶ Dante con l’espositioni di Christoforo Landino (1578)

June 30, 2015

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Dante Alighieri. Dante con l’espositioni di Christoforo Landino, et d’Alessandro Vellutello. Venetia: Appresso Giovambattista, Marchiò Sessa, et fratelli, 1578.

Illustrated. No inscription or signature. “£1–5–” written on a flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

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¶ Appianus — Auncient historie (1578)

July 25, 2014

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Appianus, of Alexandria. An auncient historie and exquisite chronicle of the Romanes warres, both civile and foren. London: printed by Raulfe Newberrie and Henrie Bynniman, 1578.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 6s. 6d.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 65 (sold to H. Jones for £4). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 48b (no price). — ESTC (S124501). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 14v.  — MS catalogue (2), no. 71 (with 3 X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.


Sotheby 1898:

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