Tag Archives: Exeter College

¶ Monstrelet — Chronicles (1853)

April 27, 2016

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Monstrelet, Enguerrand de. The chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet . . . beginning at the year MCCCC, where that of Sir John Froissart finishes, and ending at the year MDXVL. Trans. Thomas Johnes. 2 vols. London: Henry Bohm, 1853.

Illustrated. Signed “William Morris | Exeter College: Oxon”; ownership stamp of Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, on front pastedown, title-page, and first and last pages of text.

Provenance: Morris. — Morris & Co. library. — Thomas A. Goldwasser (sold to Stanford University, 2012). — Felton Collection, Stanford University Library (D113 .M73 T6 1853) [vol. 2 only].

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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¶ Tennyson — Princess (1854)

July 13, 2015

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Tennyson, Alfred. The princess: a medley. 6th ed. London: Edward Moxon, 1854.

Signed “William Morris Exeter College Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 255.

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Tennyson — Poems (1855)

July 10, 2015

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Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. Poems. London: Edward Moxon, 1855.

Signed “William Morris Exeter College Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 253.

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¶ Tennyson — In memoriam (1855)

July 10, 2015

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Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. In memoriam. 6th ed. London: Edward Moxon, 1855.

Signed “William Morris Exeter College Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 254.

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¶ Tennyson — Maud (1855)

July 10, 2015

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Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. Maud, and other poems. London: Edward Moxon, 1855.

Signed “William Morris Exeter College Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

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¶ Poe — Poetical works (1853)

June 21, 2015

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Poe, Edgar Allan. The poetical works of Edgar Allan Poe. London: Addey & Co., 1853.

Illustrated.

Signed “William Morris Exeter Coll: Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue 2, no. 257.

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¶ Keats — Poetical works (1854)

June 13, 2015

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Keats, John. The poetical works of John Keats. London: Edward Moxon, 1854.

Illustrated, with a memoir by Richard Monckton Milnes. Signed “William Morris Exeter Coll: Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 258.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Viollet-le-Duc — Dictionnaire raisonné (1854–68)

February 20, 2015

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Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel. Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle. 10 vols. Paris: B. Bance, 1854–68.

Morris signature: “William Morris | Exeter Coll: Oxon. | June 15th 1855.” Morris apparently owned vol. 1 only.

Provenance: Morris. — Sanford and Helen Berger. — Huntington Library (607663) [purchased from the Bergers].

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¶ Petit — Architectural studies in France (1854)

October 23, 2014

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Petit, Rev. John Louis. Architectural studies in France. London: George Bell, 1854.

Illustrations by the author and P. H. Delamotte. Signed “William Morris, Exeter Coll., Oxon.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 859 (sold to Tregaskis for £6 10s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 24 (10 guineas). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 453.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.

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¶ Boase — Register of Exeter College (1894)

May 14, 2014

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Boase, Rev. Charles William. Registrum Collegii Exoniensis: register of the rectors, fellows, and other members on the foundation of Exeter College, Oxford, with a history of the college and illustrative documents. Rev. ed. Oxford: printed for the Oxford Historical Society at the Clarendon Press, 1894.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 405 (sold to Pickering for 1s). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1102 (5s.). — Unlocated.

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