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¶ Antoninus, Augustus — Itinerarium provinciarum omnium (1512)

May 8, 2015

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Antoninus, Augustus. Itinerarium provinciarum omnium cum fragmento ejusdem. Paris: Henri Estienne, 1512.

Provenance: Duke of Marlborough. —William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 10 (sold to Bain for £2 18s.). — Quaritch (Early Books), October 2002, no. 2 (£3,400). — Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley (t DG28 .I9 1512).

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Agrippa — Vanitie and uncertaintie (1569)

April 14, 2015

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Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius [Cornelius Agrippa]. Of the vanitie and uncertaintie of artes and sciences. London: printed by Henry Wykes, 1569.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 14s.). — Theodore M. Lillienthal.— Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley (B781.A33 I53 1575).

References: ESTC (S100458). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 12.

Digital version: EEBO.

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¶ Textile manufactures of India (1881)

April 9, 2014

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Illustrations of the textile manufactures of India. London: South Kensington Museum, 1881.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1157 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 5s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley (ff NK8876 S68 15).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 345.

Digital version: Internet Archive.


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¶ Morley — Life of Richard Cobden (1881)

April 8, 2014

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Morley, John. The life of Richard Cobden. 2 vols. London: Chapman and Hall, 1881.

Inscribed to “Mr. and Mrs. William Morris from the daughters of Richard Cobden.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 216 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 12s.). — Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley (DA536.C6.M67 1881).

Digital copy: HathiTrust (Morris copy).


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