April 18, 2017

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¶ Racinet — Le costume historique (1888)

Racinet, Auguste. Le costume historique. 6 vols. Paris: Libraire de Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1888.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 868.

April 14, 2017

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¶ Magnússon — Volsünga saga (1870)

Magnússon, Eiríkr, and William Morris, trans. Volsünga saga. The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with certain songs from the elder Edda. London: F. S. Ellis, 1870.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 472 (part; sold for £2 10s.) — Unlocated.

April 14, 2017

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¶ Herrick — Works (1891)

Herrick, Robert. Works. Muses’ Library. 2 vols. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1891.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 11 (part; sold for 11s.) . — Unlocated.

 

April 13, 2017

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¶ Virgil and More

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.


Sotheby 1898:

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April 13, 2017

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¶ Morris — Earthly paradise (1868–70)

Morris, William. The earthly paradise. 6 vols. London: F. S. Ellis, 1868–70.

Large paper; presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 467 (bought in for £28). — Unlocated.

April 13, 2017

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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1888)

Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. London: Reeves & Turner, 1888.

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones. Large paper, inscribed (probably to Jane Morris).

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2 (part; bought in for £13). — Unlocated.

April 12, 2017

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¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–96)

Morris, William, and Eiríkr Magnússon, trans. The saga library. 6 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891–96.

Large paper. Presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, no. 485 (bought in for £21). — Unlocated.

April 12, 2017

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¶ Institoris and Gaza

The following titles were bound together when Morris owned them but were later separated, probably when Malleus maleficarum was rebacked:

[1] Institoris, Heinrich [Henricus], and Jakob [Jacobus] Sprenger. Malleus maleficarum. Nuremburg: Anton Koberger, 17 March 1494.

References: ISTC (ii00166000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 940. — Walsh, no. 738.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Gaza, Theodorus. Grammaticae institutionis libri duo priores. Trans. Desiderius Erasmus. Basel: Johann Froben, 1521.


Provenance: Congregation of the Brothers of the Common Life in the Luchtenhofe in Bruhle in Hildesheim. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 493 (sold to Pickering for £1 1s.). — William Norton Bullard. — Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University (William Norton Bullard Collection, no. 654). [The present location of Gaza’s grammar is unknown.]


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April 11, 2017

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¶ Morris — Roots of the mountains (1890)

Morris, William. The roots of the mountains. London: Reeves and Turner, 1890.

Illuminated for Morris by Edmond G. Reuter.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. (May still owned it when she wrote her will, and later it was sold for £16,450.) — Unlocated.

Reference: Mobbs, Robert. “A Swiss Artist: Edmond G. Reuter.” International Studio 46 (June 1912): 290–97. [Internet Archive]

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April 11, 2017

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¶ Geijer — Svenska folk-visor från forntiden (1814–16)

Geijer, Erik Gustaf. Svenska folk-visor från forntiden. 3 vols. Stockholm: Strinnholm och Häggström, 1814–16.

With a duplicate large-paper copy of vol. 3.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

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April 10, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Morris — Sigurd the Volsung (1887)

¶ Morris — Sigurd the Volsung (1887)

Morris, William. The story of Sigurd the Volsung and the fall of the Niblungs. 4th ed. London: Reeves and Turner, 1887.

Large paper. Presentation copy to either Jane or May Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 475 (part; bought in for £15 10s.).

Reference: LeMire, p. 71.

April 10, 2017

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¶ Hieronymus etc.

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Hieronymus, von Rebdorf. Panis quotidianus de tempore. Augsburg: Heinrich Gran and Johann Rynmann, 1509.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Sermones [. . . ] hyemalis estivalis (de sanctis). Augsburg: Heinrich Gran and Johann Rynmann, 1509.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 855 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 227 (sold to Eiseman for £ 5 5s.). — Unlocated.


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April 7, 2017

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¶ Morris — Sigurd the Volsung (1887)

Morris, William. The story of Sigurd the Volsung and the fall of the Niblungs. 4th ed. London: Reeves and Turner, 1887.

With several MS corrections in Morris’s hand.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 476 (part; bought in for £10 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: LeMire, p. 71.

April 7, 2017

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¶ Keats — Poems (1894)

Keats, John. Poems. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Provenance: Morris. — Crosby Gaige. — Offered by Philip J. Pirages, March 1988, to Sanford Berger for $1,900. — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography, A24.

April 7, 2017

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¶ Natalibus and Pseudo-Dionysius

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Natalibus, Petrus de. Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diuersis voluminibus collectus. Venice: printed by L. de Guinta for B. de Zanis, 1506.

Illustrated.

[2] Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite. Caelestis hierarchia. Ecclesiastica hierarchia. Divina nomina. Mystica theologia. Undecim epistolae. Venice: Johannes Tacuinus de Cereto, 1502.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 915 (sold to Quaritch for £11). — Unlocated.


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April 6, 2017

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¶ Dibdin — Aedes Althorpianae (1822)

Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Aedes Althorpianae; or an account of the mansion, books, and pictures at Althorp, the residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. 2 vols. London: printed by W. Nicol, successor to W. Bulmer and Co., Shakspeare Press, and sold by Payne and Foss, Longman, Hurst and Co., J. and A. Arch, R. H. Evans, R. Triphook, and John Major, 1822.

Vol. 1 only.

Provenance: Thomas Gaisford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Richard Bennett. — Richard Cady (dealer). — Mark Samuels Lasner. — Grolier Club Library (\DibdinColl\08.26\S745\1822\c.1&2 06/26/02 N; copy 2) [gift from Samuels Lasner].

April 6, 2017

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¶ Morris — Defence of Guinevere (1892)

Morris, William. The defence of Guinevere, and other poems. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press. London, 1892.

Vellum copy.

Provenance: Morris. — Lessing J. Rosenwald. — Library of Congress, Rosenwald Collection (PR5078.D4 1892, copy 2) [gift from Rosenwald].

Reference: Bibliography, A5.

April 6, 2017

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¶ Ceva

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ceva, Bonifacio da. Excellentissimum opus de perfectione christiana. Paris: Johannis Parvi, 1517.

Illustrated.

Digital version: EEB.

[2] Ceva, Bonifacio da. Viatice excursiones ad reverendi in Christo patris et domini. Paris: Jean Petit, 1515.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 264 (sold to Breslauer for £5). — Unlocated.


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April 5, 2017

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¶ Tibullus and Martial

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Tibullus. Elegiarum libri quatuor et una cum Val. Catulli epigrammatis, nec non et Sex. Propertii libri quatuor elegiaci. Venice: Guglielmo da Fontaneto Montisferrati, 12 June 1520

Illustrated.

[2] Martial. Epigrammata libri xiii. Venice: Georgium de Rusconibus, 1513.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1170 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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April 4, 2017

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¶ Sauvage (1562)

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Sauvage, Denis. Cronique de Flandres, ancienement composée par autevr incertain, et novvellement mise en lumière. Lyon: Guillaume Roville, 1562.

[2] Sauvage, Denis, and Oliver de la Marche. Les memoires de Messire Olivier de la Marche. Lyon: Guillaume Roville, 1562.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1105 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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April 3, 2017

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¶ Ovid

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Fastorum libri. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1508.

Illustrated.

[2] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de tristibus. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1511.

Illustrated.

[3] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de Ponto. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1507.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 926 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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April 3, 2017

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¶ Worsaae, etc.

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Worsaae, J. J. A. Afbildninger fra det Kongelige Museum for Nordiske Oldsager i Kjöbenhavn. Copenhagen: Kittendorff & Aagaard, 1854.

Illustrated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

[2] Die Sammlungen des germanischen Museums. Nuremberg: Germanisches Museum, 1868.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 653 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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March 30, 2017

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¶ Two sagas

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Hávardðdar saga Ísfirðings. Copenhagen: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri ved N. H. Stenderup, 1860.

[2] Tvaer sögur af Gísla Súrssyn. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1849.

Digital version: Google.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1002 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 2112).


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March 29, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Dionysius (1546–47 and 1549)

¶ Dionysius (1546–47 and 1549)

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Dionysius, of Halicarnassus. Antiquitatum Romanarum lib. X. 2 vols. Paris: Robertus Stephani, 1546–47. [In Greek.]

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 972.

[2] Dionysius, of Halicarnassus. Antiquitatum sive originum Romanarum libri X. Basel: Hieronymus Froben, 1549.


Provenance: John Hayford Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 394 (sold to Breslauer for £2). — William Mills Ivins. — E. A. Thompson. — Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University (AFJ3218/A OVERSIZE).


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March 29, 2017

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¶ Justinus and Osorius

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Justinus historicus una cum L. Floro a Philippo Beroaldo correctus. Bologna, impressit Benedetto Faelli, 1505.

[2] Orosius, Paulus. Historiae adversus paganos. Ed. Enea Volpi [Aeneas Vulpes]. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 July 1499.

Reference: ISTC (io00100000).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 739 (sold to Cockerell for £1 12s.). — Douglas Cockerell. — William Inglis Morse (purchased from Cockerell in 1936). — Dalhousie University Libraries (Special Collections PA 6445 J6; Cockerell 28) [acquired from Morse, 1936].


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March 27, 2017

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¶ Adamant, Manfredi, and Aristotle

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Adamant [Adamantius Sophista]. Physiognomonicon. Basel: R. Winter, 1544.

[2] Manfredi, Girolamo. Opera nova intitulata: il perche, utilissima ad intendere le cagioni de molte cose: & maximamente alla conservatione della sanita: et phisionomia. Venice: Francesco Bindoni, 22 October 1523.

[3] Aristotle. Secreta secretorum. Paris: Galliot du Pré, 1520.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1 (sold to Quaritch for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.


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March 27, 2017

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¶ Livy — Decades tres cum dimidia (1539)

Livy [Titus Livius]. Decades tres cum dimidia. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1539.

Provenance: Thomas Davies. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 759 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Stanford University Library (Rare Books KB1539 .L5 F).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 358 (with two X’s next to it).


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March 24, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ St. Albertus Magnus [two works]

¶ St. Albertus Magnus [two works]

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Albertus Magnus, Saint. Mariale. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1473.]

Reference: ISTC (ia00272000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Albertus Magnus, Saint. De laudibus Mariae. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1473.]

Reference: ISTC (ia00247000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Cistercians of Furstenfeld. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 113 (sold to Walker for £2 4s.). — Emery Walker. — Casa del Libro, San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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March 20, 2017

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¶ St. Ambrose — Hexameron (c. 1480–83)

Ambrose [Ambrosius], Saint. Hexameron. [Cologne: Johann Guldenschaff, c. 1480–83.]

Provenance: Cornelius Paine. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 119 (sold to Rega for 19s.). — British Library [purchased in April 1899].

References: BMC 1:255–56. — ISTC (ia00557000).

Digital version: BSB.


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March 9, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–95)

¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–95)

Morris, William, and Eiríkr Magnússon, trans. The saga library. 5 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891–95.

Large paper. A sixth volume was published in 1896, the year of Morris’s death.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 837 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Digital version: Internet Archive [vol. 1, vol. 2, vol. 3].


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March 7, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Ellis — Syr Perecyvelle of Gales (1895)

¶ Ellis — Syr Perecyvelle of Gales (1895)

Ellis, F. S., ed. Syr Perecyvelle of Gales. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895.

May Morris’s vellum copy, illuminated by Edmond G. Reuter.

Provenance: Morris (?). — May Morris. — Sotheby, 19 October 1970, lot 788. — UCLA Library (Clark Library, Press Coll. Kelmscott Annex).

Reference: Bibliography, A33.

March 7, 2017

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¶ Tapissier (1771?)

Tapissier, contenant dix-huit planches, à cause de quatre doubles. [Paris, 1771?]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1147 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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March 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Donatus — Commentarius in Terentii Comoedias (1472?)

¶ Donatus — Commentarius in Terentii Comoedias (1472?)

Donatus, Aelius. Commentarius in Terentii Comoedias. Ed. Raphael Zovenzonius. [Venice]: Vindelinus de Spira, [c. 1472].

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1151 (sold to Leighton for £3 12s. 6p.). — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (id00353000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 681.


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March 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Hirth — Formenschatz (1879–1911)

¶ Hirth — Formenschatz (1879–1911)

Hirth, Georg. Der Formenschatz der Renaissance. Leipzig: Georg Hirth, 1879–1911.

Periodical. Illustrated. Morris owned nos. 11–20.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 302 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 8s.). —Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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March 3, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Munch — Fagrskinna (1847)

¶ Munch — Fagrskinna (1847)

Munch, P. A., and others, eds. Fagrskinna. Kortfattet norsk konge-saga fra slutningen af det tolfte eller begyndelsen af det trettende aarhundrede. Christiania: Trykt hos P.T. Malling, 1847.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 840 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated. [The Wellcome Library owns a copy of this book, but there are no indications that it was in Morris’s collection.]

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 914.


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February 28, 2017

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¶ Schmidt — Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder (1877)

Schmidt, Bernhard, ed. and trans. Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1877.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1006 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 ZEY.AA1) [no Morris book label].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 906.

Digital version: Google.


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February 28, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Rosselini — Monumenti (1836)

¶ Rosselini — Monumenti (1836)

Rosellini, Ippolito. I monumenti dell’Egitto e della Nubia disegnati dalla spedizione scientifico-letteraria toscana in Egitto. 9 vols. Pisa: Presso N. Capurro e c., 1832–44.

Morris apparently owned an incomplete set without the plates.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1006 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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February 27, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Vetusta monumenta (1767–1906)

¶ Vetusta monumenta (1767–1906)

Vetusta monumenta: quae ad rerum britannicarum memoriam conservandam. 7 vols. London: Society of Antiquaries, 1767–1906.

Morris owned vol. 6, plates 18–25; and vol. 7, parts 1–2, plates 1–10.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1188 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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February 21, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Thorsteinsson — Sturlúnga-saga (1817–20)

¶ Thorsteinsson — Sturlúnga-saga (1817–20)

Thorsteinsson, B., ed. Sturlúnga-saga, edr, Islendínga-saga hin mikla. 4 vols. in 1. Copenhagen: Thorsteini Einarssyni Rangel, 1817–18[20].

Inscribed by Joní Jonssyní.

Provenance: Joní Jonssyní (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1052 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1997 317).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 887.


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February 21, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Krämer — Sancte romane ecclesie fidei (1501)

¶ Krämer — Sancte romane ecclesie fidei (1501)

Krämer, Heinrich. Sancte romane ecclesie fidei defensionis clippeum adversus waldensium seu Pickardorum heresim. Olmütz: Conrad Baumgarten, 20 April 1501.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 721 (sold to Quaritch for £5 10s.). — Bernard Quaritch. — John Hay Library, Brown University (AmB 511).


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February 20, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Ólafsson — Kvæði Eggerts Ólafssonar (1832)

¶ Ólafsson — Kvæði Eggerts Ólafssonar (1832)

Ólafsson, Eggert. Kvæði Eggerts Ólafssonar. Copenhagen: E. Jónsson, Th. Sæmundsson, and S. Thorarensen, 1832.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 889.

Digital version: Google.

February 20, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Munch — Saga Olafs konungs Tryggvasunar (1853)

¶ Munch — Saga Olafs konungs Tryggvasunar (1853)

Munch, P. A., ed. Saga Olafs konungs Tryggvasunar. Christiania: Brøgger & Christie’s bogtrykkeri, 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 430 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 20s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 913.


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February 17, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Parker — Dives and Pauper (1493)

¶ Parker — Dives and Pauper (1493)

Parker, Henry. Dives and Pauper. London: printed by Richard Pynson, 5 July 1493.

Provenance: Sir Francis Freeling. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 395 (sold to Leighton for £55). — Carrie Estelle Doheny. — St. John’s Seminary (Camarillo, Calif.). — Doheny sale, part 1 (Christie), 22 October 1987, lot 135 (sold for $32,000). — Rev. D. A. Smith. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 49b (£48). — ESTC (S109783). — ISTC (ip00117000).

Digital version: BSB.


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February 17, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ L’hystoire du sainct Greaal (1523)

¶ L’hystoire du sainct Greaal (1523)

L’hystoire du sainct Greaal. Paris: Philippe Le Noir, 1523.

Illustrated. A Cockerell letter was laid in.

Provenance: André-Prosper-Victor Masséna, duc de Rivoli, Prince d’Essling. — Masséna sale, Paris, 1847, lot 153. — Edward Vernon Utterson. — Utterson sale, 20 March 1857. — Bernard Quaritch, Romances of Chivalry, February 1882, no. 7433. — Quaritch catalogue, 1890, no. 238. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 995 (sold to Waring for £55). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1112 (£80) [Google] . — Edith Rockefeller McCormick. — McCormick sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (New York), 23 February 1934, lot 421 [HathiTrust] . — Maurice and Edward Schenk. — John A. Saks. — Saks sale, New York, 1 October 1980, lot 103. — George Abrams. — Abrams sale, Sotheby, 16 November 1989, lot 212 (estimate £15,00–£20,000). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 927 (with two X’s beside the title).


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February 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Verelius — Hervarar saga (1672)

¶ Verelius — Hervarar saga (1672)

Verelius, Olof. Hervarar saga på gammal götska med Olai Vereli vttolkning och notis. Uppsala: Henricus Curio, 1672.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1185 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

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February 16, 2017

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¶ Ovid — Metamorphoses (1509)

Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Metamorphoses. Venice: Georgio Rusconi, 1509.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 928 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Claremont Colleges Library (Special Collections PA6519 .M2 1509).


Sotheby 1898:

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February 16, 2017

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¶ Cronica cronicarum (1521)

Cronica cronicarum. Paris: François Regnault et Jacques Ferrebouc pour Jean Petit, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 355 (sold to Leighton for £5 5s.). — Harold Peirce. — Peirce sale, Stan V. Henkels at the Book Auction Rooms of Davis & Harvey (Philadelphia), 27 March 1903, lot 264 [Google]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

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February 15, 2017

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¶ Caesar — Commentarii (1471)

Caesar, Julius. Commentarii. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1471.

Provenance: Lord Auchinleck (Alexander Boswell). — Julia (Boswell) Mounsey. — Boswell sale, Sotheby, 23–26 June 1893, lot 242 (sold to Bernard Quaritch for £8 10s.). — Quaritch. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL749).

References: ISTC (ic00017000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 290.

Digital version: Bibliothèque Mazarine.

February 15, 2017

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¶ Aquinas — Summa theologiae (1467)

Aquinas, Thomas, Saint. Summa theologiae: Pars secunda: prima pars. Mainz : Peter Schoeffer, 6 March 1467.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1163 (sold to Bain for £34). — Bonham, 28 June 1996, lot 68 (sold for £32,000). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (it00209000).

Digital version: BSB.


Sotheby 1898:

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February 14, 2017

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¶ Lucan — Lucan, Suetone, et Salluste (1490)

Lucan [Marcus Annaeus Lucanus]. Lucan, Suetone, et Salluste. Paris: Pierre Le Rouge, for Antoine Vérard, 22 December 1490.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Mogan. — Morgan Library (ChL1461).

References: ISTC (il00312000). — Morgan Catalogue, 2, no. 498.