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¶ Psalterium (c. 1488–89)

May 6, 2015

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Psalterium. Ed. Bruno, Episcopus Herbipolensis. [Würzburg: Georg Reyser, c. 1488–89.]

Provenance: Benedictus Elwanger. — Monastery of St. Wulfgang, Retfelt. — Carmelite monastery, Schongau. — Johann Georg Einslin. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL528).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 29 (£5). — ISTC (ip01046000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 215.

Digital version: VdI.

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¶ Epistolae et Evangelia (1474)

May 4, 2015

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Epistolae et Evangelia (Plenarium). Augsburg: Johann Bämler, 20 September 1474.

Illustrated.

Provenance: William Bateman. — Thomas Bateman. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL312).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 3b, no. 27 (£50). — ISTC (ie00073000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 132.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Bindo, of Siena — Aurea Biblia (c. 1477)

April 23, 2015

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Bindo, of Siena [Bindus Guerri, Senensis]. Aurea Biblia, sive Repertorium aureum Bibliorum. Augsburg: [Ludwig Hohenwang, c. 1477] .

Provenance: William Lilly. — William Stuart. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL352).

References: ISTC (ir00021000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 146.

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¶ Biblia latina (1478)

March 30, 2015

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Biblia latina. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 14 April 1478.

Inscribed “To May from Wm October 9th 1893.”

Provenance: Edward Hailstone. — William Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (MR 30d).

Reference: ISTC (ib00557000).

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¶ Biblia (1608)

March 30, 2015

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Biblia, dat ist, de gantsche Heylige Schrift. Leyden: Jan Paedts Jacobzoon and Jan Boueenszoon, 1608.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 39 (sold to Wellcome for 15s). — Unlocated.


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¶ La bible (1520)

March 27, 2015

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Le premier [second] volume de la bible en francoiz. 2 vols. in 1. Paris: Jean Petit, 23 October 1520.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Cesar de Missy. — Robert Harley. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 186 (sold to Leighton for £4). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 20b, no. 259b (£2). — MS catalogue (2), no. 801 (with two X’s beside it).


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¶ Holy Bible (1715)

March 26, 2015

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The holy Bible. Oxford: printed by John Baskett, 1715.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 92 (sold to Walker for £1 13s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 33 (no price given). — ESTC (T82341). — MS catalogue (2), no. 495.


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¶ Bible (1598)

March 26, 2015

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The Bible. London: printed by the deputies of Christopher Barker, 1598.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 91 (sold to Downing for £1 6s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: ESTC (S1395).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ Holy Byble (1585)

March 26, 2015

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The holy Byble. London: printed by Christopher Barker, 1585.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 187 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 11s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 65 (3 guineas). — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (S156). — MS catalogue (2), no. 391 (with three X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ Biblia latina (1468?)

March 9, 2015

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Biblia latina. 2 vols. [Strassburg: Heinrich Eggestein, not after 1468.]

Note on flyleaf by Cockerell about the type.

Provenance: Unidentified Cardinal. — J. A. J. Rotthier. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 173 (sold to Quaritch for £13 10s.). — Quaritch. — General Theological Seminary [gift of Eugene Augustus Hoffman and Cornelius Vanderbilt]. — Christie (New York), 1 October 1980, lot 55 (sold for $12,000). — Bridwell Library (06123 and 06124) [purchased 1 October 1980].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 27b (£ 13 10s.). — ISTC (ib00531000).

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¶ Berjeau — Biblia pauperum (1859)

September 26, 2014

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Berjeau, Jean-Philibert, ed. Biblia pauperum, reproduced in fac-simile from one of the copies in the British Museum. London: J. Russell Smith, 1859.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 188 (sold to Hill for 18s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 312.


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¶ Bible (1850)

March 15, 2014

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Forshall, Rev. Josiah, and Sir Frederic Madden, eds. The holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with the apocryphal books, in the earliest English versions made from the Latin Vulgate by John Wycliffe and his followers. 4 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1850.

Parallel texts.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £3 3s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 90 (sold to Ball for £2). — Unlocated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 16. — MS catalogue (2), no. 703.

Digital versions: Google (vol. 1; vol. 4) — HathiTrust (vols. 2–4).


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