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¶ Dat boek des hyllighen Evangelii Profecien (1506)

August 4, 2016

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Dat boek des hyllighen Evangelii Profecien. Lübeck: Dorch dath beveel S. Andes, 1506.

Illustrated.

Provenance: British Museum [deaccessioned as duplicate, 1787]. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 521 (sold to Quaritch for £14). — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Murray sale, Christie, 10 December 1917, lot 346. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 95 (£14). — Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German), 2, no. 337.

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¶ Forshall — Index to the Arundel and the Burney manuscripts (1840)

April 29, 2016

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Forshall, Josiah, comp. Index to the Arundel and the Burney manuscripts in the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1840.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1132 (part; sold to Massey for £2). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 354.


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¶ 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.


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¶ Ward — Catalogue of romances (1883)

May 30, 2014

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Ward, Harry Leigh Douglas. Catalogue of romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum. 2 vols. London: printed by order of the Trustees, 1883.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1042 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Digital version: Google (vol. 1). — Google (vol. 2).


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¶ Sommer — Roman de Merlin (1894)

May 9, 2014

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Sommer, Heinrich Oskar, ed. Le roman de Merlin, or the early history of King Arthur, faithfully edited from the French MS. Add. 10292 in the British museum (about A.D. 1316). London: privately printed for subscribers by Ballantyne, Hanson, & Co., 1894.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 679 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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