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¶ Bible (14th century) [MS]

October 17, 2017

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Bible.

Illuminated manuscript. France, 14th century. 593 leaves.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 35 (sold to Pickering for £30). — Laurence Hodson. — Hodson sale, Sotheby, 3 December 1906, lot 49 (sold to Cockerell for £49). — Sydney Cockerell. — John Charrington. — Cambridge University Library [gift from Charrington, 1918].

Reference: Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_3973 and SDBM_39978).


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¶ Appianus — Historia Romana (1477)

July 9, 2016

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Appianus, of Alexandria. Historia Romana (Partes I–II). Trans. Petrus Candidus Decembrius. 2 vols. in 1. Venice: Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Löslein, 1477.

A photograph is laid in, with this handwritten note: “Cockerell had this photographed from the vol. by Ratdolt in the Library of St. Mark’s Venice for Morris when he went there the first time.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 64 (sold to Leighton for £4 12s.). — Laurence W. Hodson. — Hodson sale, 3 December 1906, lot 12 (sold to Sydney Cockerell for £13 5s.). — Sydney Cockerell. — John Charrington. — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.3.B.3.23a[1450, 1451]) [gift from Charrington, 1916].

References: ISTC (ia00928000). — Oates, nos. 1739–40.

Digital version: BSB (Part 1, Part 2).


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¶ Mahomet II — Epistolae magni Turci (c. 1475)

June 10, 2016

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Mahomet II. Epistolae magni Turci. [Treviso]: G[erardus de Lisa, de] F[landria, c. 1475].

Provenance: Sotheby 1898, lot 505 (sold to Leighton for £1 18s.). — George Dunn. — Dunn sale, Sotheby, 4 February 1914, lot 1310. — Sir Stephen Gaselee. — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.5.B.9.1 [2045]) [gift from Gaselee, 1934].

References: ISTC (im00059000). — Oates, no. 2454.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Josephus — De antiquitate Judaica (1475–76)

June 9, 2016

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Josephus, Flavius. De antiquitate Judaica. De bello Judaico. Trans. Rufinus Aquileiensis. 2 vols. [Lübeck: Lucas Brandis, 1475–76.]

Illustrated. With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.  When the book was still in Hodson’s hands, it also had laid in some notes by Morris (now missing).

Provenance: Walramus à Linden. — Charles Spencer, Earl of Sunderland. — Bernard Quaritch (purchased July 1882). — Morris. — Sotheby 1898, lot 733 (sold to Leighton for £34 10s.), — Laurence W. Hodson. — Hodson sale, Sotheby, 4 December 1906, lot 334 (sold to Sydney Cockerell for £95). — Sydney Cockerell. — John Charrington. — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.1.A.14.1 [1013.1-2]) [gift of Charrington, 1916].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 92 (£30). —  ISTC (ij00483000). — Oates, no. 1179.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Boccaccio — De claris mulieribus (1473)

June 9, 2016

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. De claris mulieribus. Ulm: Johann Zainer, 1473.

Signed “William Morris, Red House, Upton, Kent.” Illustrated.

Provenance: Archinto of Milan. — Henry Huth. — Morris. — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Rare Books Room, University of Cambridge Library (Inc.3.A.10.1[995]) [gift of Fairfax Murray, 1918].

References: ISTC (ib00716000). — Oates, no. 1150.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Pablo de Santa Maria — Scrutinium scripturarum (1470?)

February 26, 2016

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Pablo de Santa Maria [Paulus de Sancta Maria], Bishop of Burgos. Scrutinium scripturarum. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after May 1470.]

Provenance: Cathedral Chapter of Freising. — Royal Library, Munich (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 938 (sold to Heppenstal for £4 4s.). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1103 (£6 6s.). — George Dunn. — Cambridge University Library (Rare Books Room, Inc.3.A.2.1[56]) [gift of George Dunn, 1909].

References: ISTC (ip00201000). — Oates, no. 77.

Digital version: VdI.


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¶ Astesano — Summa de casibus conscientiae (1479)

July 17, 2014

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Astesano [Astesanus, de Ast]. Summa de casibus conscientiae. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 31 August 1479.

Provenance: Kloster Aspach (Rotthalmünster, Germany). — Manius Koch. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 140 (sold to J. H. Jones for £3 12s.). — Robert Steele. — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.1.A.4.20[3714]) [purchased 1932].

References: ISTC (ia01166000). — Oates, no. 713.

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Oldrado da Ponte — Consilia et quaestiones (1472)

July 5, 2014

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Oldrado da Ponte [Oldradus de Ponte de Laude]. Consilia et quaestiones. Ed. Alphonsus de Soto. Rome: Adam Rot, 1472.

Provenance: Johann Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss. — Kloss sale, Sotheby, 7–29 May 1835, lot 2885. — Thomas James Arnold. — Arnold sale, Sotheby, 1878 (?). — William and Thomas Bateman. — Bateman sale, Sotheby, 25–31 May 1893. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 749 (sold to Hayley for £3). — Louis Thompson Rowe. — Rowe sale, Hodgson, 13–15 June 1928 (?). — John Grant (Edinburgh bookseller). — Rare Books Room, Cambridge University Library (Inc.1.B.2.6[1149]) [purchased from Grant, 13 July 1928].

References: ISTC (io00062350). — Oates, no. 1388.

Digital version: BSB.


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