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¶ Institoris and Gaza

April 12, 2017

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The following titles were bound together when Morris owned them but were later separated, probably when Malleus maleficarum was rebacked:

[1] Institoris, Heinrich [Henricus], and Jakob [Jacobus] Sprenger. Malleus maleficarum. Nuremburg: Anton Koberger, 17 March 1494.

References: ISTC (ii00166000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 940. — Walsh, no. 738.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Gaza, Theodorus. Grammaticae institutionis libri duo priores. Trans. Desiderius Erasmus. Basel: Johann Froben, 1521.


Provenance: Congregation of the Brothers of the Common Life in the Luchtenhofe in Bruhle in Hildesheim. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 493 (sold to Pickering for £1 1s.). — William Norton Bullard. — Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University (William Norton Bullard Collection, no. 654). [The present location of Gaza’s grammar is unknown.]


Sotheby 1898:

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¶ Hortus sanitatis (1491)

February 23, 2016

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Hortus sanitatis. Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Jo. Petri a Märcken, Dusseldorf, 1622. — Carolus Schorn. — Frederick Perkins. — Perkins sale, Sotheby, 11 July 1889, lot 519. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL46).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 99 (£10). — ISTC (ih00486000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 32. — MS catalogue (2), no. 879 (with two X’s beside it).

Digital versions: BSB. — Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University

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