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¶ Psalter and book of hours (c. 1265) [MS]

September 11, 2017

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Psalter [and] book of hours.

Illuminated manuscript. France, probably Thérouanne, c. 1265 and 15th century. 258 leaves.

Provenance: P. Vande Camée. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.97).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1384, no. 97. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 28. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_14305).

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¶ Book of hours (c. 1405–1415) [MS]

September 11, 2017

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Book of hours.

Illuminated manuscript. Gloucester, c. 1405–1415. 188 leaves.

Provenance: Lady Teynham. — Thomas Barrett Lennard, Baron Dacre (gift from Lady Teynham). —  Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.99).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1384, no. 99. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 95. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_10296).

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¶ Book of hours (c. 1300) [MS]

September 11, 2017

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Book of hours

Illuminated manuscript. France, possibly Thérouanne, c. 1300. 66 leaves.

Provenance: Anne and Françoise de Saligny. — Jaques Rosenthal. — Potier catalogue, 22 March 1869, no. 35 (500 francs). — Labitte catalogue, 21 March 1881, no. 62 (555 francs). — Em. Paul, L. Huard et Guillemin catalogue, 23 March 1887, no. 8. — Edwin H. Lawrence. — Lawrence sale, Sotheby, 9 May 1892, lot 286. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.60).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1377. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 31. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_10163).

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¶ Book of hours (c. 1420)

September 8, 2017

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Book of hours.

Illuminated manuscript. Belgium, perhaps Bruges, c. 1420. 318 leaves.

Provenance: Morris (purchased in 1895 from Germany). — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.76).

References: de Ricci, 2:1380, no. 76. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 85. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_10306).

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¶ Book of hours (c. 1375) [MS]

September 7, 2017

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Book of hours.

Illuminated manuscript. France, perhaps Verdun and Paris, c. 1375. 229 leaves.

Provenance: George J. R. Gordon. — Quaritch general catalogue, 1875–77, no. 5234. — Quaritch general catalogue, 1880, no. 50. — Quaritch catalogue 332, 1880, no. 39. — Quaritch general catalogue, VIII, 1884, no. 17381. — Quaritch catalogue 369, 1886, no. 35712. — Quaritch catalogue 93, 1888, no. 206. — Quaritch catalogue 118, 1890, no. 528. — Quaritch catalogue 138, December 1893, no. 93 (£84). — Morris (purchased 22 April 1895). — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.90).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1383, no. 90. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 68. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_7316).

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¶ Book of hours (13th century) [MS]

September 1, 2017

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Book of hours

Illuminated manuscript. Paris, 1230s. 140 leaves.

Provenance: Léon Gruel. — Gruel sale, Durel, 6 June 1891, lot 1. — Morris (purchased August 1895). — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.92).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1383, no. 92. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 74. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_10162).

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¶ Psalter/hours [MS]

September 1, 2017

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Psalter [and] hours.

Illuminated manuscript. Paris, 1228–1234. 241 leaves.

Provenance: Restwold family of Berkshire. — Henry Farrington. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.153).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1395, no. 153. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 21. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_14287).

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¶ Psalter/hours (c. 1280s) [MS]

September 1, 2017

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Psalter [and] hours.

Illuminated manuscript. Liège, Belgium, c. 1280s. 298 leaves.

Provenance: Peter van den Hove of Brabant. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (MS M.183).

References: Additional bibliography (Morgan Library). — Curatorial description (Morgan Library). — de Ricci, 2:1400, no. 183. — Morgan Catalogue 4, no. 27. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_14306).

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¶ Horae (1498)

December 27, 2016

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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).

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¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1511)

June 5, 2016

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Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico [Johannes Ludovicus Vivaldus]. Opus regale. Paris: Jean Barbier for François Regnault, 1511.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1092 (sold to Chadwick for £6 15s.). — John Camp Williams. — Williams sale, American Art Association, 6 November 1929, lot 1156. — Thomas Taylor (dealer). — Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow (purchased from Taylor, 1978). — Riverrun Books & Manuscripts, Catalogue 2 ($6,000). — Unlocated.


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¶ Heures a lusaige de Rome (1505)

May 2, 2016

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Heures a lusaige de Rome. Paris: printed by Guillaume Anabat for Gillet Hardouyn and Germain Hardouyn, [c. 1505].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 488 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £14 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Horae (c. 1492)

April 29, 2016

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Horae: ad usum Cenomanensem. [Paris: Jean Du Pré (printer of Paris)?, c. 1492]

Illustrated.

Provenance: William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1553).

References: ISTC (ih00343000). — Morgan Catalogue 3, no. 567.

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¶ Heures a l’usaige de Rome (1504)

April 28, 2016

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Heures a l’usaige de Rome. Paris: Simon Vostre, 27 October 1504.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 440 (sold to Thomson for £14). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Some account of an illuminated manuscript (1894)

May 2, 2014

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Some account of an illuminated manuscript of the Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary, executed for Jean, Comte de Dunois, about A.D. 1450. London: Ellis & Elvey, 1894.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 489 (part; sold to Ellis for £1 16s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Ellis — Hours of Albert of Brandenburg (1883)

April 30, 2014

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Ellis, Frederic Startridge. The hours of Albert of Brandenburg: some account of a manuscript book of hours formerly in the possession of Albert of Brandenburg, elector of Mainz . . . executed by the artists of the Grimani breviary, 1514–23. London: Ellis & White, [1883].

Photographic illustrations. With an essay by W. H. James Weale.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 489 (part; sold to Ellis for £1 16s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Ellis — Horae pembrochianae (1880)

April 26, 2014

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Ellis, Frederick Startridge. Horae pembrochianae: some account of an illuminated manuscript of the Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary, written for William Herbert, first Earl of Pembroke, about A.D. 1440, and enriched with two hundred and sixty-seven miniatures. London: privately printed for Ellis & White, 1880.

Fifty copies (“not published”). Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 489 (part; sold to Ellis for £1 16s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Miniatures and borders (1894)

February 21, 2014

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Miniatures and borders from the Book of Hours of Bona Sforza, Duchess of Milan, in the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1894.

With an introduction by George F. Warner.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1062 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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