Tag Archives: deaccessioned

¶ Thorsteinsson — Sturlúnga-saga (1817–20)

February 21, 2017

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Thorsteinsson, B., ed. Sturlúnga-saga, edr, Islendínga-saga hin mikla. 4 vols. in 1. Copenhagen: Thorsteini Einarssyni Rangel, 1817–18[20].

Inscribed by Joní Jonssyní.

Provenance: Joní Jonssyní (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1052 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1997 317).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 887.


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¶ Ovid — Metamorphoses (1509)

February 16, 2017

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Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Metamorphoses. Venice: Georgio Rusconi, 1509.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 928 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Claremont Colleges Library (Special Collections PA6519 .M2 1509).


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¶ Müntz — La tapisserie (1884?)

February 14, 2017

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Müntz, Eugène. La tapisserie. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Martha — Manuel d’archéologie étrusque et romaine (1884)

February 14, 2017

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Martha, Jules. Manuel d’archéologie étrusque et romaine. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Gerspach — La mosaïque (1881)

February 14, 2017

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Gerspach, [Edouard]. La mosaïque. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1881].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Babelon — Manuel d’archéologie orientale (1888)

February 14, 2017

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Babelon, Ernest. Manuel d’archéologie orientale. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1888].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Guðmundsson — Íslendínga sögur (1829–30)

February 13, 2017

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Guðmundsson, Þorgeir, and Þorsteinn Helgason, eds. Íslendínga sögur. 2 vols. Copenhagen: S. L. Moller, 1829–30.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 841 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 2121).

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¶ Thorkelin — Eyrbyggia-saga (1787)

February 13, 2017

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Thorkelin, G. J., ed. and trans. Eyrbyggia-saga, sive, Eyranorum historia. Copenhagen: A. F. Steinii for P. F. de Suhm, 1787.

Provenance: Paul Riant, Comte de Riant. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 895 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1996 +101).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 901.


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¶ Abrahamson — Udvalgte danske viser fra middelalderen (1812–14)

February 8, 2017

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Abrahamson, W. H. F., ed. Udvalgte danske viser fra middelalderen. 5 vols. in 2. Copenhagen: J. F. Schultz, 1812–14.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 269.


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¶ Skírnir (1827– )

February 8, 2017

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Skírnir; tídindi hins Ískenzka Bókmentafèlags. Reykjavík : Íslenska Bokmentafélag, 1827– .

Morris owned 1852–1875 (not including 1873).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 450 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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¶ Valturio — De re militari (1532)

January 27, 2017

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Valturio, Roberto [Robertus Valturius]. De re militari libri XII. Paris: Chrestien Wechel, 1532

Illustrated. There is an illegible signature of a previous owner, dated 1832, on a flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1184 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Boston Public Library (Bowditch Collection, Rare Book Department; not in online catalogue).


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¶ Spruner von Merz — Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas (1854–55)

January 25, 2017

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Spruner von Merz, Karl. Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas. 3 vols. Gotha: J. Perthes, 1854–55.

Morris may have owned only vol. 1 (1855).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1136 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Fornmanna sögur (1825–37)

January 19, 2017

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Fornmanna sögur. 12 vols. Copenhagen: Prentaðar hjá H. F. Popp [etc.], 1825–37.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 842 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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¶ Egilsson — Odysseifs-kvæði (1853)

January 19, 2017

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Egilsson, Sveinbjörn, trans. Odysseifs-kvæði. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Mölle, 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 448 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. —Unlocated.


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¶ Etoffes (n.d.)

January 18, 2017

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Etoffes: extrait de l’art pour tous. Paris: Morel, n.d.

Illustrated: 65 plates in a portfolio.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 517 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 341.


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¶ Melstað — Nýja sagan (1868–83)

January 18, 2017

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Melstað, Páll. Nýja sagan. 2 vols. Reykjavik: 1868–83.

Morris appears to have owned an incomplete set.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 447 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Antiquarisk tidsskrift

January 17, 2017

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Antiquarisk tidsskrift. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Journal. Morris owned the volumes for 1843–60.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie (1838–53)

January 16, 2017

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Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Morris owned the volumes for 1838, 1839, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Quentel — Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster (1882)

January 16, 2017

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Quentel, Peter. Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster. Leipzig: K. W. Hiersemann, [1882].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 876 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Kristni-Saga (1773)

January 16, 2017

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Kristni-Saga. Copenhagen: Godiche, 1773.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 851 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 910.


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¶ Brunet — Manuel du libraire (1814)

January 12, 2017

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Brunet, Jacques-Charles. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres. 2nd ed. 4 vols. Paris: L’auteur, 1814.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1039 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 39.


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¶ Becker — Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister (1808–16)

January 6, 2017

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Becker, Rudolf Zacharias. ed. Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister in den Original-Platten gesammelt von Hans Albrecht von Derschau. 3 vols. Gotha: Becker, 1808–16.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1214 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £24). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

January 5, 2017

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Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico. Opus regale in quo continentur infrascripta opuscula. [Lyon]: Johanne de Vingle, 1508.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1091 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 229 (sold to Eiseman for £ 4 15s.) — Newberry Library (Wing ZP 539 .V784).


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¶ Njála (1875–89)

January 5, 2017

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Njála: udgivet efter gamle håndskrifter. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Thieles bogtr., 1875–89.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 657 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 383.


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¶ Rodler — Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens (1531)

January 4, 2017

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Rodler, Hieronymus. Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens. Siemeren: inn Verlegung Hieronimi Rodlers, 1531.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 986 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, p. 11, no. 131 (no price).


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¶ Thiele — Danske folkesagen (1819)

January 3, 2017

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Thiele, J. M. Danske folkesagen. 2 vols. Copenhagen: A. Seidelin, 1819.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. —Unlocated.


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¶ Fischer — Eðlisfraeði (1852)

December 26, 2016

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Fischer, Johann Georg. Eðlisfraeði. Prentuð að tilhlutun Hins Íslenzka bókmentafélags. Copenhagen: S. L. Möller, 1852.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 449 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome.— Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Olafsson — Hungurvaka (1778)

December 20, 2016

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Olafsson, Jón, ed. and trans. Hungurvaka. Copenhagen: A. H. Godiche, 1778.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 847 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned].— Unlocated.


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¶ Mémoires de la Société royale des antiquaires du Nord

November 29, 2016

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Mémoires de la Société royale des antiquaires du Nord.

An annual published by the Société in Copenhagen. Morris owned these volumes: 1836–6, 1840–60, 1867, 1868.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Quincuplex Psalterium (1513)

November 28, 2016

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Quincuplex Psalterium. Paris: Henricus Stephanus, 1513.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 974 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 239 (sold to Cleverdon for £ 1 12s.). — Cleverdon. — Unlocated.


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¶ Karadzhīć — Volksmärchen der Serben (1854)

November 28, 2016

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Karadzhīć, Vuk Stefanovīć. Volksmärchen der Serben. Berlin: G. Reimer 1854

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 846 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 892.

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¶ Rüxner — Anfang, ursprung und herkomen des Thurniers (1532)

November 9, 2016

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Rüxner, Georg. Anfang, ursprung und herkomen des Thurniers inn Teutscher nation. Thurnier Buch. Simmern: H. Rodler, 1532.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 992 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, p. 11, no. 132 (£3 10s.).


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¶ Rolevinck — Fasciculus temporum (1474?)

November 2, 2016

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Rolevinck, Werner [Werner Rolewinck]. Fasciculus temporum. [Cologne]: Nicolaus Götz, [not before 1474].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ir00253000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 94.

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¶ Guðbrandur Vigfúusson — Fornsögur (1860)

October 24, 2016

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Guðbrandur Vigfúusson. Fornsögur: Vatnsdaelasaga; Hallfreðarsaga; Flöamannasaga. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrich’sche Buchhandlung, 1860.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 843 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1996 422).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 917.


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¶ Mirandula — Viridarium illustrium poetarum (1512)

August 12, 2016

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Mirandula, Octavianus. Viridarium illustrium poetarum. Lyon: Gilbertum de Villiers, 12 January 1512.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1037 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3). — Henry Wellcome.— Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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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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¶ Firdausi — Sháh námeh (1832)

August 3, 2016

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Firdausi. The Sháh námeh of the Persian poet Firdausí. Trans. James Atkinson. London: John Murray for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, 1832.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 407 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Ptolemy — Cosmographia (1490)

July 29, 2016

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Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolemaeus]. Cosmographia. Trans. Jacobus Angelus. Ed. Nicolaus Germanus. Rome: Petrus de Turre, 4 November 1490

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ip01086000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 255.

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¶ Boccaccio — De montibus, silvis, fontibus (1473)

July 27, 2016

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. De montibus, silvis, fontibus. Venice: [Vindelinus de Spira], 13 January 1473.

With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Johann Koch. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (deaccessioned 1971). — Sotheby, 8 June 1971, lot 6 (sold to Chiesa for £12,000). — Giannalisa Feltrinelli. — Giannalisa Feltrinelli Library, part 1, Christie (New York), 7 October 1997, lot 14 (sold for $13,800). — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ib00756000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 301.

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¶ Psalterium (1503)

June 28, 2016

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Psalterium cum apparatu vulgari firmiter appresso. Basel: Michael Furter, 1503.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 870 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £10). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 228. — Unlocated.


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¶ Pinder — Der beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Marie (1505)

May 31, 2016

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Pinder, Ulrich. Der beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Marie. Nuremberg: Ulrich Pinder, 1505.

Illustrated. 2 parts. The Ellis valuation indicates that Morris owned only vol. 2.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 989 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auction (1), lot 233 (sold to Eiseman for £ 7). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 9b, no. 110 (£3). — MS catalogue (2), no. 372 (with two X’s next to it).


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¶ Ketham — Fasciculus medicinae (1500)

April 29, 2016

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Ketham, Joannes de. Fasciculus medicinae. Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 28 March 1500.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned 1981]. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ik00015000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 374.

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¶ Vivaldi — De Contritionis veritate aureum opus (1513)

April 28, 2016

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Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico [Joannes Ludovicus Vivaldus]. De Contritionis veritate aureum opus. Hagenau: Rynman, 1513.

The structure of binding suggests that it may have once included a slender pamphlet (no longer present).

Provenance: Benedictine monastery of Tegernsee (Bavaria). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1093 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 230 (sold to Eiseman for £1 12s.). — Lee Library, Brigham Young University (Vault Collection 282.01 Vi83d 1513).

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¶ Wolfram — Titurel (1477)

April 8, 2016

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Wolfram, von Eschenbach. Titurel. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin], 1477.

Inscribed to Morris “from his friend F. S. Ellis.”

Provenance: ex-Berlin Ko[umlaut]nigliche Bibliothek. — F. S. Ellis. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned 1971]. — Sotheby, 8 June 1971, lot 28. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC ( iw00070000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 904 (with one X beside the title).

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¶ Haldorsson — Lexicon Islandico-Latino-Danicum (1814)

February 22, 2016

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Haldorsson, Bjorn. Lexicon Islandico-Latino-Danicum. 2 vols. Copenhagen, 1814.

There is an imperfect copy of this book listed in MS catalogue (2); we are uncertain whether it is the same as this item.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 475 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Barrow — Dictionarium polygraphicum (1735)

February 19, 2016

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Barrow, John, ed. Dictionarium polygraphicum: or, the whole body of arts regularly digested. 2 vols. London: printed for C. Hitch and C. Davis, and S. Austen, 1735.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 240 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (T31837). — MS catalogue (2), no. 722.

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¶ Hoffmann — Recueil de dessins (1858)

August 26, 2015

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Hoffmann, Wilhelm, and Franz Kellerhoven. Recueil de dessins relatifs à l’art de la décoration chez tous les peuples et aux plus belles époques de leur civilisation. Paris: A. Levy, 1858.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Sotheby 1898, lot 601 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 334.


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¶ Torquemada — Meditationes (1479)

July 24, 2015

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Torquemada, Juan de [Johannes de Turrecremata]. Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae. [Mainz]: Johann Neumeister, 3 September 1479.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Conrad Horn. — Ed. Tross. — Firmin Didot. — Crawford sale, 25 March 1891, lot 3182 (sold to Leighton for (£108). — Bernard Quaritch. — William H. Crawford. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned; sold to H. P. Kraus, 14 November 1968]. — H. P. Kraus. — Otto Schaefer (purchased 1969). — Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books (offered for sale in early 2016).— Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 8b, no. 97 (£113). — ISTC (it00539000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 28.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Gerson — Monotessaron (1478?)

May 14, 2015

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Gerson, Jean. Monotessaron, sive Concordantiae IV evangelistarum. [Cologne: printer of Dialogus Salomonis et Marcolfi (Ludwig von Renchen?), not after 1478.]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [deaccessioned April 1981]. — Christie (New York), 8 April 1981, lot 8. — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ig00236000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 103.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Guillaume de Lorris — Le rommant de la rose (1878)

March 31, 2015

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Guillaume de Lorris. Le rommant de la rose. Paris: Delarue, 1878.

Facsimile reprint of a fifteenth-century edition.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 885 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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