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¶ Mattioli — Commentarii (1583)

July 13, 2015

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. Commentarii in VI libros Pedacii Dioscoridis Anarzabei de medica materia. Venice: Felice Valgrisi, 1583.

Illustrated. No inscription or signature. Some pressed leaves, and an envelope containing a list of plants in William Morris’ handwriting.

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

Reference: MS catalogue (2), fol. 72.


Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor)
Photograph by WSP

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¶ Oger le Dannois (1583)

October 22, 2014


Oger le Dannois duc de Dannemarche qui fut l’un des douze pers de France lequel avec le secours et ayde du roy Charlemaigne chassa les payens hors de Rome et remist le pape en son siege et fut longtemps en Faerie puis revint comme vous pourrez lire cy apres. Paris: Nicolas Bonfons, 1583.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 693 (sold to Leighton for £4 18s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 420 (with three X’s beside the title).

Digital version: Gallica.


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