January 25, 2017

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¶ Solanus — Concordiae pharmacopolarum Barcinonensium (1535)

Solanus, Narcissus, Secundus. Concordiae pharmacopolarum Barcinonensium in medicinis compositis. Barcelona : P. Monpezat, 1535.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Biblioteca de Salva. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1125 (sold to Thomson for £8 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 5999/D).


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January 24, 2017

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¶ Vincent, of Beauvais — Speculum historiale (1473)

Vincent, of Beauvais [Vincentius Bellovacensis]. Speculum historiale. Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, [1473].

Provenance: Thomas Brouer. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1192 (sold to Stevens for £36). — New York Public Library (*KB+ 1473 (Vincentius) [acquired December 1898].

Digital version: BSB (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4).


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January 19, 2017

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¶ Haltrich — Deutsche Volksmärchen (1856)

Haltrich, Josef. Deutsche Volksmärchen aus dem Sachsenlande in Siebenbürgen. Berlin: J. Springer, 1856.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 891.

January 19, 2017

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¶ Fornmanna sögur (1825–37)

Fornmanna sögur. 12 vols. Copenhagen: Prentaðar hjá H. F. Popp [etc.], 1825–37.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 842 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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January 19, 2017

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¶ Egilsson — Odysseifs-kvæði (1853)

Egilsson, Sveinbjörn, trans. Odysseifs-kvæði. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Mölle, 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 448 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. —Unlocated.


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January 18, 2017

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¶ Etoffes (n.d.)

Etoffes: extrait de l’art pour tous. Paris: Morel, n.d.

Illustrated: 65 plates in a portfolio.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 517 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 341.


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January 18, 2017

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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1892)

Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892.

Presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 479 (part; bought in for £12 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography, A6.

January 18, 2017

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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1892)

Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892.

Vellum copy. Morris signature and book label.

Provenance: Morris. — Frederick R. Evans. — Lessing J. Rosenwald. — Library of Congress (PR5079.D8 1892, copy 2) [gift from Rosenwald].

Reference: Bibliography, A6.

January 18, 2017

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¶ Melstað — Nýja sagan (1868–83)

Melstað, Páll. Nýja sagan. 2 vols. Reykjavik: 1868–83.

Morris appears to have owned an incomplete set.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 447 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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January 18, 2017

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¶ Ovid — Heroides sive epistolae (1636)

Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Heroides sive epistolae. Milan: Vincenzo Meda for Baldassarre Tradate, 1636.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 704 (sold to Breslauer for 12s.). — Unlocated.


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January 17, 2017

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¶ Sacro Bosco — Sphaera mundi (1490)

Sacro Bosco, Joannes de. Sphaera mundi. Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus], for Octavianus Scotus, 4 October 1490.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL946).

References: ISTC (ij00409000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 347.

Digital version: BSB.

January 17, 2017

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¶ St. Antoninus — Confessionale (1472)

Antoninus, Saint [Antoninus Florentinus]. Confessionale: Curam illius habe. Bologna: [Balthasar Azoguidus], 1472

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1195).

References: ISTC (ia00782000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 448.

January 17, 2017

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¶ Antiquarisk tidsskrift

Antiquarisk tidsskrift. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Journal. Morris owned the volumes for 1843–60.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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January 17, 2017

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¶ Seneca — Opera philosophica (1475)

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Opera philosophica. Epistolae. Ed. Blasius Romerus. Naples: Mathias Moravus, 1475.

Provenance: Morris. — Brown University Library (HAY ANNMARY 2-SIZE 1475 S4).

Reference: ISTC (is00368000).

Digital version: Bibliothèque Mazarine.

January 17, 2017

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¶ Schmidt — Die Frühesten und Seltensten denkmale des Holz- und metallschnitte (n.d.)

Schmidt, M. Die Frühesten und Seltensten denkmale des Holz- und metallschnitte. 3 parts in 2. Nuremberg: S. Soldan, n.d.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1107 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. G. O/S 2 40).


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January 16, 2017

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¶ Caldecott — Randolph Caldecott’s “Graphic” pictures (n.d.)

Caldecott, Randolph. Randolph Caldecott’s “Graphic” pictures. 4 vols. London: George Routledge & Sons (?), n.d.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 75 (part). — Unlocated.

January 16, 2017

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¶ Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie (1838–53)

Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Morris owned the volumes for 1838, 1839, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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January 16, 2017

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¶ Philostratus — Philostratou eis ton Apollōniou tou Tyaneōs bion biblia octō (1501–02)

Philostratus, Flavius. Philostratou eis ton Apollōniou tou Tyaneōs bion biblia octō. Trans. Alamanno Rinuccini. Venice: Aldus Manutius, March 1501–February 1502.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 945 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4999/D).:

Digital version: EEB.


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January 16, 2017

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¶ Legenda S. Annae (1501)

Legenda S. Annae. Strasbourg: Bartholomaeus Kistler, 1501.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 61 (sold to Pickering for £4). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1021 (£8 8s.) [Google]. — Unlocated.


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January 16, 2017

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¶ Quentel — Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster (1882)

Quentel, Peter. Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster. Leipzig: K. W. Hiersemann, [1882].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 876 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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January 16, 2017

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¶ Kristni-Saga (1773)

Kristni-Saga. Copenhagen: Godiche, 1773.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 851 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 910.


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January 13, 2017

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¶ Felice — Conspiracie of Lucius Catiline (1541)

Felice, Costanzo. The conspiracie of Lucius Catiline. Trans. Thomas Paynell. London: Thomas Berthelet, 1541.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1055 (sold to Maggs for £6 15s.). — Pulsford catalogue, 20 April 1914, no. 622 ($25). — Princeton University Library (Rare Books RHT 16th-70).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (no price). — ESTC (S124024).


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January 13, 2017

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¶ Gilchrist — Life of Blake (1863)

Gilchrist, Alexander. Life of Blake, “Pictor ignotus”. 2 vols. London and Cambridge: Macmillan, 1863.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 424 (part; sold for 16s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

January 12, 2017

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¶ Ovid — Opera (1474)

Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Opera. Ed. Johannes Calphurnius. 3 vols. [Venice]: Jacobus Rubeus, [before December] 1474.

Provenance: Earls of Sunderland. — Sunderland sale, Sotheby, 6 November 1882, lot 9111. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 923 (sold to Maggs for £20). — J. R. Ritman. — Ritman sale, Sotheby, 5 December 1901, lot 78. — C. S. Ascherson. — H. R. Creswick. — Creswick sale, Sotheby, 27 April 1982, lot 473. — George Abrams. — Abrams sale, Sotheby, 16 November 1989, lot 92. — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (io00128000).

Digital version: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.


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January 12, 2017

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¶ Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils (1491)

Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 8 November 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL409).

References: ISTC (is00306000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 178. — Needham, Paul. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, 400–1600. New York and London: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1979. (See no. 30.)

Digital version: BSB.

January 12, 2017

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¶ Brunet — Manuel du libraire (1814)

Brunet, Jacques-Charles. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres. 2nd ed. 4 vols. Paris: L’auteur, 1814.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1039 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 39.


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January 12, 2017

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¶ Boethius — Boetius cum triplici commento (1510)

Boethius. Boetius cum triplici commento: Consolatio philosophica [et] Disciplina scholarium. Lyons: Joannes de Platea, 1510.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 803 (with two X’s next to it).

January 12, 2017

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¶ Cicero — M. T. Cicero’s Cato major (1744)

Cicero, Marcus Tullius. M. T. Cicero’s Cato major, or his discourse of old-age. Trans. James Logan. Philadelphia: B. Franklin, 1744.

Provenance: Morris. — New York Public Library (*KD 1744 copy 4).

January 12, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Delormoi — L’art de faire les Indiennes (1780)

¶ Delormoi — L’art de faire les Indiennes (1780)

Delormois, M. L’art de faire les Indiennes. Paris: Chez les Libraires Associés, 1780.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, [lot not identified] (sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / A 34109/A).

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

January 10, 2017

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¶ Valerius Maximus — Facta et dicta memorabilia (1476–77?)

Valerius Maximus. Facta et dicta memorabilia. Trans. Simon de Hesdin and Nicholas de Gonnesse. 2 vols. [Southern Netherlands: printer of Flavius Josephus, between 1476 and 1477.]

Provenance: John Hayford Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1181 (sold to Quaritch for £91). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (iv00044000).


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January 10, 2017

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¶ Statuta Veronae (1475)

Statuta Veronae. Vicenza: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 20 December 1475.

Provenance: Victor Zilioli. — Johannes Andreas de Vitalibus. — Michael Wodhull. — Sotheran catalogue 489 (November–December 1889), p. 69 (£12 12s.). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1187 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 5.d.24 (SR)).

References: ISTC (is00726000). — Poynter, no. 597.


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January 10, 2017

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¶ Vitruvius Pollio — De architectura libri dece (1521)

Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura libri dece. Como: Gotardus da Ponte, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Loys Loxe. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1196 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6646/D/1).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 916, p. 83.

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January 9, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Pliny — Historia naturalis (1472)

¶ Pliny — Historia naturalis (1472)

Pliny, the Elder [Plinius]. Historia naturalis. Ed. Giovanni Andrea Bussi [Johannes Andreas]. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1472.

Morris in a lecture, 1893: “I have got on my shelves now a Jenson’s Latin Pliny, which, in spite of its beautiful type and handsome painted ornaments, I dare scarcely look at, because the binder (adjectives fail me here) has chopped off over two-thirds of the tail margin: such stupidities are like a man with his coat buttoned up behind, or a lady with her bonnet put on hind-side foremost” (Ideal Book, p. 71).

Provenance: John Shelly. — Georgius Klebs. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 954 (sold to Tregaskis for £6 15s.). — Blacker Wood Rare Books, McGill University University Library (folio PA6611 A2 1472) [acquired c. 1920–21].

Reference: ISTC (ip00788000).

Digital version: BSB.


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January 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Becker — Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister (1808–16)

¶ Becker — Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister (1808–16)

Becker, Rudolf Zacharias. ed. Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister in den Original-Platten gesammelt von Hans Albrecht von Derschau. 3 vols. Gotha: Becker, 1808–16.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1214 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £24). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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January 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Platina — De flosculis linguae latinae (1481)

¶ Platina — De flosculis linguae latinae (1481)

Platina [Bartholomaeus Platina]. De flosculis linguae latinae. Ed. Petrus Augustinus Philelphus. Milan: Antonius Zarotus for Johannes de Legnano, 18 August 1481.

Inscription by Sydney Cockerell, 1892 (“bought of WM”) and this note: “I lent William Morris ten shillings and instead of returning the money he gave me this book” (Under the Hammer, p. 174).

Provenance: Hopetoun House Library, Scotland. — Sotheby, February 1889. — Morris. — Sydney Cockerell. — Clifford Rattey. — David Jackson McWilliams. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (Incun 1481 P696d) [bequest of McWilliams].

Reference: ISTC (ip00760000).

January 5, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico. Opus regale in quo continentur infrascripta opuscula. [Lyon]: Johanne de Vingle, 1508.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1091 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 229 (sold to Eiseman for £ 4 15s.) — Newberry Library (Wing ZP 539 .V784).


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January 5, 2017

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¶ Njála (1875–89)

Njála: udgivet efter gamle håndskrifter. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Thieles bogtr., 1875–89.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 657 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 383.


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January 5, 2017

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¶ Virgil — Opera (1517)

Virgil. Opera Vergiliana docte & familiariter exposita. 2 vols. in 1. Lyon: Jacobo Sachon, 1517.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1195 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6552/D).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 668 (with two X’s next to it).

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January 4, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Rodler — Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens (1531)

¶ Rodler — Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens (1531)

Rodler, Hieronymus. Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens. Siemeren: inn Verlegung Hieronimi Rodlers, 1531.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 986 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, p. 11, no. 131 (no price).


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January 4, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Sigurðsson — Íslendínga sögur (1843–89)

¶ Sigurðsson — Íslendínga sögur (1843–89)

Sigurðsson, Jón, and others, eds. Íslendínga sögur. 4 vols. Copenhagen: S. L. Möllers bogtrykkeri, 1843–89.

Morris owned only the first two volumes. With some translations and notes by Morris in the second volume.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 848 (sold to Tregaskis for £13 10s.). — Unlocated.


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January 3, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Thiele — Danske folkesagen (1819)

¶ Thiele — Danske folkesagen (1819)

Thiele, J. M. Danske folkesagen. 2 vols. Copenhagen: A. Seidelin, 1819.

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


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December 28, 2016

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

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

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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December 27, 2016

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¶ Horae (1498)

Horae: ad usum Romanum. Paris: Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre, 16 September 1498.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Loyse de Betuliar. — Hippolyte St. Michel. — F. H. S. Delaulnaye. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1485).

References: ISTC (ih00395000). — Morgan Catalogue 3, no. 579.— MS catalogue (2), no. 909, p. 82 (with an X beside the title).

Digital version: Małopolska Digital Library.

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December 26, 2016

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¶ Biblia (1483)

Biblia. 2 vols. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 17 February 1483.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 182 (sold to Quaritch for £38). — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Murray sale, Christie, 10 December 1917, lot 70. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 9b, no. 103 (£35). — Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German), 1, no. 63. — ISTC (ib00632000).


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December 26, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Fischer — Eðlisfraeði (1852)

¶ Fischer — Eðlisfraeði (1852)

Fischer, Johann Georg. Eðlisfraeði. Prentuð að tilhlutun Hins Íslenzka bókmentafélags. Copenhagen: S. L. Möller, 1852.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 449 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome.— Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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December 26, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Chanut — Regimen castitatis (1517)

¶ Chanut — Regimen castitatis (1517)

Chanut, Etienne [Stephanus Chanutus]. Regimen castitatis conservativum Arbori judaice junctum nusquam exaratum. Toulouse: Jean Faure, 1517.

Illustrated.

Provenance: William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 350 (sold to Quaritch for £8). — Unlocated.


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December 23, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Guðbrandur Þorláksson — Biblia (1584)

¶ Guðbrandur Þorláksson — Biblia (1584)

Guðbrandur Þorláksson, ed. Biblia Þad Er, Øll Heilög Ritning / vtlögd a Norraeu. HoÌlar, Iceland: Jone Jons Syne, 6 June 1584.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 185 (sold to Tregaskis for £7 15s.). — James W. Ellsworth. — Rosenbach (sold to William Scheide, 21 June 1923). — Scheide Library, Princeton University Library (9.1.10).


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December 22, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Oddsson — Fóstbrædra-saga (1822)

¶ Oddsson — Fóstbrædra-saga (1822)

Oddsson, Gunnlaugur, ed. Fóstbrædra-saga, edr, Sagan af Þorgeiri Havarssyni ok Þormódi Bersasyni Kolbrúnarskalldi. Copenhagen: Prentuð hiá Thiele, 1822.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 844 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 911.

Digital version: Google.


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December 22, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Mela — Libri de situ orbis tres (1518)

¶ Mela — Libri de situ orbis tres (1518)

Mela, Pomponius. Libri de situ orbis tres, adiectis Ioachimi Vadiani helvetii in eosdem scholiis. Vienna: Joannem Singrenium for Lycae Atlantse, May 1518.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 787 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4188/D).


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December 22, 2016

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¶ Þorkelsson — Aefisaga Gizurar Thorvaldssonar (1868)

Þorkelsson, Jón. Aefisaga Gizurar Thorvaldssonar. Reykjavík: E. Thórðarson, 1868.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 912.