Tag Archives: Chapin Library

¶ St. Jerome — Explanatio (c. 1240) [MS]

October 13, 2017

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Jerome, Saint [Hieronymus]. Explanatio esaiae prophetae.

Illuminated manuscript. Germany, c. 1240. 177 leaves.

Provenance: Weissenau Abbey. — Pierre-Jean Bernaert. — Bernaert sale, de Porre & Verhulst, 21 October 1839, lot 5. — P. Léopold van Alstein. — Alstein sale, Heussner, 26 May 1863, lot 312. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 587 (sold to Leighton for £5 5s.). — J. Martini catalogue 16, 1920, no. 7. — J. Martini catalogue 17, 1921, no. 4. — Chapin Library, Williams College (MS XIII).

References: de Ricci, 1:1082, no. 5. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_11484).


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¶ Tartagni — Consiliorum volumen (1477)

January 26, 2017

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Tartagni, Alessandro [Alexander Tartagnus]. Consiliorum volumen. Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 23 December 1477.

With an invoice from G. P. Wakley to Morris for house repairs, 14 December 1894, tipped in.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1150 (sold to Leighton for £1 12s.). — George Dunn. — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc T20 fffolio).

References: ISTC (it00021000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 348 (with two X’s next to it).

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Biblia latina (1475)

June 5, 2015

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Biblia latina. [Basel: Bernhard Richel], 1475.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 174 (sold to Maine for £12) — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc B471 ffolio vault).

Reference: ISTC (ib00540000).

Digital version: Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Weimar.


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¶ Fillastre — Le premier volume de la thoison d’or (1530)

January 29, 2015

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Fillastre, Guillaume. Le premier [-second] volume de la thoison d’or. 2 vols. in 1. Troyes: Nicholas Le Rouge, 21 April 1530.

Illustrated. Several variant imprints.

Provenance: John Ker, Duke of Roxburghe. — Frederick Perkins. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 530 (sold to Leighton for £8 5s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 13 March 1916, no. 217 (18 guineas) [HathiTrust]. — Charles Butler. — Chapin Library, Williams College (French folio).

Digital version: University of Ghent (selected pages).

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¶ Duranti — Rationale divinorum officiorum (1473)

October 24, 2014

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Duranti, William [Guilelmus Durandus]. Rationale divinorum officiorum. Ulm: Johann Zainer, 3 December 1473.

Provenance: Buxheim Charterhouse. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 399 (sold to Littlewood for £3 3s.). — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc D332 ffolio vault).

Reference: ISTC (id00407000).

Digital version: BSB.


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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Legenda aurea (1482)

October 23, 2014

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Jacobus, de Voragine. Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Cologne: [Ulrich Zel], 19 May 1482.

Provenance: Howel Wills. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1204 (sold to Maggs for £1 8s.). — George Dunn. — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc J93 folio).

Reference: ISTC (ij00102000).

Digital version: VdI.


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¶ St. Jerome — Epistolae (1469?)

October 9, 2014

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Jerome, Saint [Hieronymus]. Epistolae. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1469].

Provenance: Monsterij Sancti Nicolai Patauie. — Marquess of Bute. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 589 (sold to Leighton for £14 10s.). — Chapin Library, Williams College (Inc H149 ffolio).

Reference: ISTC (ih00162000).

Digital version: Zentralbibliothek Zürich.


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¶ Langland — Pierce Plowman (1561)

August 6, 2014

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Langland, William. The vision of Pierce Plowman, newlye imprynted after the authours olde copy. London: Owen Rogers, 21 February 1561.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £5 5s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 503 (sold to Pickering for £4 4s.). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1104 (£6 10s.). — A Collection of Excessively Rare Books, Letters and Illuminated Manuscripts, Anderson Auction Company (New York), catalogue 792, 14–15 December 1909, lot 464. — Chapin Library, Williams College (STC 19908 vault).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (no price). — ESTC (S114908). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 11v.— MS catalogue (2), no. 28 (with three X’s beside it.)

Digital version: EEBO.


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