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¶ Worsaae — Industrial arts of Denmark (1882)

May 29, 2017

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Worsaae, Jens Jacob. The industrial arts of Denmark from the earliest times to the Danish conquest of England. South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks. London: Chapman and Hall, 1882.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 519.

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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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¶ Langebek — Scriptores (1772)

October 13, 2016

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Langebek, Jacob, ed. Scriptores rerum danicarum medii aevi. 8 vols. Copenhagen: Godiche, 1772–1834.

Illustrated. There were some later volumes in this series that Morris did not own.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1110 (sold to Quaritch for £2). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 800.


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¶ Grammaticus, Saxo — Danorum regum heroumque historiae (1514)

April 20, 2016

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Grammaticus, Saxo. Danorum regum heroumque historiae. Ed. Christiiern Pedersen. Paris: Josse Bade, 15 March 1514.

With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1106 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 5795/D).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 89 (with two X’s next to it).

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Elton — Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus (1894)

September 21, 2015

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Elton, Oliver, trans. The first nine books of the Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus. London: David Nutt, 1894.

With an introduction by F. York Powell. Presentation copy from Morris (to Jane or May Morris?).

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Lobb sale 1, lot 38 (part; sold for 10s.) — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Rink — Danish Greenland (1877)

April 16, 2014

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Rink, Henry. Danish Greenland: its people and products. Ed. Robert Brown. London: Henry S. King & Co., 1877.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 825 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR)  ZDF.399.AA8).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 579.

Digital versions: HathiTrust. — Internet Archive (Morris copy).


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¶ First nine books of Saxo Grammaticus (1894)

April 11, 2014

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Elton, Oliver, trans. The first nine books of the Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus. London: David Nutt, 1894.

Presentation copy to Morris. “With some considerations on Saxo’s sources, historical methods, and folk-lore by Frederick York Powell, M.A., F.S.A., student of Christ Church, Oxford.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1005 (part; sold to Ellis for £2 16s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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