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¶ La cuisinière bourgeoise (1756)

October 25, 2017

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La cuisinière bourgeoise suivie de l’office. Amsterdam: Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1756.

Signed by Dorothy Walker with this note: “June 1939 from Kelmscott Manor books sold at Hodgsons.” We are unable to find it in the Hodgson catalogue.

Provenance: Robert Baker. — Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale, Hodson, June 1939. — Dorothy Walker. — Elizabeth de Haas. — Emery Walker House.

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¶ Rundell — New system of domestic cookery (1836)

October 25, 2017

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[Rundell, Maria Eliza.] A new system of domestic cookery formed upon principles of economy and adapted to the use of private families. London: John Murray, 1836.

Presumably purchased by Dorothy Walker at one of the Lobb sales in 1939 (the source of some of her other books from Morris’s library), but it is not listed in those catalogues.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Dorothy Walker. — Elizabeth de Haas. — Emery Walker House.

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Verdizotti — Cento favole bellisime (1577)

October 25, 2017

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Verdizotti, Giovanni Mario. Cento favole bellissime de’ piu illustri antichi e moderni autore Greci e Latini. Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1577.

Note by Dorothy Walker on flyleaf: “Bought at the sale of books from Kelmscott Manor 1939.” However, it seems not to appear in the 1939 auction catalogues after Mary Lobb’s death.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale, 1939 (?). — Dorothy Walker (purchased at sale). — Elizabeth de Haas. — Emery Walker House.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 757 (with three X’s beside the title).

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¶ Halliwell-Phillipps — Thornton romances (1844)

October 17, 2014

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Halliwell-Phillipps, James O., ed. The Thornton romances: the early English metrical romances of Perceval, Isumbras, Eglamour, and Degrevant, selected from manuscripts at Lincoln and Cambridge. London: printed for the Camden Society by J. B. Nichols and Son, 1844.

Presentation copy from Halliwell-Phillipps to Thomas Bateman. Note by Emery Walker: “The copy from which the Kelmscott Press edition was set in type.”

Provenance: Thomas Bateman. — Morris. — Emery Walker. — Dorothy Walker. — Elizabeth de Haas. — Emery Walker House, Hammersmith (E/4/26).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 415 (with two X’s beside the title).

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