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¶ Perkins library (1873)

January 13, 2015

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The Perkins library: to be sold by auction in the great library at Hanworth Park, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 1873, and three following days. London: Gadsden, Ellis & Co., 1873.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 207 (part; sold to Ridler for 18s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 542.

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¶ Bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia (1894)

January 13, 2015

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Bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia, comte de Benahavis. Première partie. Paris: Ém. Paul, L. Huard et Guillemin, 1894.

Auction catalogue.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 207 (part; sold to Ridler for 18s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Catalogue of fifteen hundred books (1889)

January 12, 2015

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A catalogue of fifteen hundred books remarkable for the beauty of the age of their bindings, or as bearing indications of former ownership by great book-collectors and famous historical personages. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1889.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898 (?). [The Wellcome catalogue attributes it to the 1898 auction, but we cannot find it in the Sotheby catalogue.] — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR)  YHG.B).

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¶ Vanderkindere — Le siècle des Artevelde (1879)

December 11, 2014

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Vanderkindere, Léon. Le siècle des Artevelde. Brussels: A.-N. Lebègue, 1879.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 444 (sold to Tregaskis for 17s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 253 (5s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 612.

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¶ Hugo — Le pape (1878)

December 3, 2014

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Hugo, Victor. Le pape. Paris: Calmann Lévy, 1878.

Inscribed by George Moore to Arthur O’Shaughnessy, and by O’Shaughnessy to Morris (February 1881).

Provenance: George Moore. — Arthur O’Shaughnessy. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 443 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 15s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 284 (3 guineas). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 188.

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¶ More — Utopia (1869)

October 22, 2014

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More, Sir Thomas. Utopia. Trans. Ralph Robinson and ed. Edward Arber. London: A. Murray & Son, 1869.

Bookplate of Robert Proctor. Book label: “Given by Mrs. Proctor in memory of William Morris & of her son Robert Proctor.” Note by Sydney Cockerell: “The text from which the Kelmscott Press edition of ‘Utopia’ was set up, with pencil directions as to initials etc in the autograph of William Morris.” Clipped signature of Morris. Text marked throughout by Morris and F. S. Ellis. Note by Ellis: “Read for the press after the old copy by F. S. Ellis & imprinted &c.”

Provenance: Morris. — Robert Proctor. — Chelsea Public Library (bequest from Proctor). — Bloomsbury Auctions, 18 December 2013, lot 238 (sold for £5,000). — Peter Harrington (offered for $24,894.97, 2014). — Unlocated.

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¶ Thorpe — Codex Exoniensis (1842)

October 21, 2014

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Thorpe, Benjamin, trans. Codex Exoniensis: a collection of Anglo-Saxon poetry, from a manuscript in the library of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. London: William Pickering for the Society of Antiquaries, 1842.

With Morris signature.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1028 (sold to Charington for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 202.

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¶ Hammer-Purgstall — Contes inédites des mille et une nuits (1828)

July 24, 2014

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Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph von. Contes inédites des mille et une nuits, extraits de l’original arabe. Trans. François-Guillaume Stanislas Trébutien. 3 vols. Paris: Dondey-Dupré père et fils, 1828.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 221 (sold to Downing for 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 43.

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¶ Theophilus — Essay upon various arts (1847)

July 16, 2014

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Theophilus. An essay upon various arts, in three books, forming an encyclopaedia of Christian art of the eleventh century. Trans. Robert Hendrie. London: John Murray, 1847.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1045 (part; sold to Emery Walker for £1 10s.). — Emery Walker. — Unlocated.

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¶ Apollodorus — Bibliothecae (1803)

July 9, 2014

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Apollodorus, of Athens [Apollodorus Atheniensis]. Bibliothecae libri tres et fragmenta. Ed. Christian Gottlob Heyne. 2 vols. Gottingen: Henrici Dieterich, 1803.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 5s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 11 (part; sold to Wellcome for 11s.). —Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 15v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 500.


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¶ Ovid — Six bookes of Metamorphoseos (1819)

July 8, 2014

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Ovid. Six bookes of Metamorphoseos in whyche ben conteyned the fables of Ovyde, translated out of Frensshe into Englisshe by William Caxton. Ed. George Hibbert. London: printed for the Roxburghe Club by the Shakspeare Press, William Bulmer and Co., 1819.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 887 (sold to C. J. Thomas (possibly Thomson) for £5). — Beinecke Library, Yale University (BEIN 1977 1498).

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¶ Jones — Grammar of ornament (1868)

June 2, 2014

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Jones, Owen. The grammar of ornament. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 730 (sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Ward — Catalogue of romances (1883)

May 30, 2014

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Ward, Harry Leigh Douglas. Catalogue of romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum. 2 vols. London: printed by order of the Trustees, 1883.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1042 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Turner — Domestic architecture (1851–59)

May 28, 2014

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Turner, T. Hudson. Some account of domestic architecture in England. 3 vols. in 4. Oxford: John Henry Parker, 1851–59.

Illustrated. Morris owned vols. 1–2 (From the Conquest to the end of the thirteenth century and From Edward I to Richard II).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1032 (part; sold to Leighton for £3 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 552

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¶ Texier — Byzantine architecture (1864)

May 25, 2014

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Texier, Charles, and R. Popplewell Pullan. Byzantine architecture, illustrated by examples of edifices erected in the East during the earliest ages of Christianity, with historical and archaeological descriptions. London: Day & Son, 1864.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1156 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. O/S 2 ZVEN.AA1).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 351.

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¶ Homassel — Cours théorique et pratique (1809)

May 24, 2014

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Homassel. Cours théorique et pratique sur l’art de la teinture en laine, soie, fil, coton, fabrique d’indienne en grand et petit teint. Paris: Courcier, 1809.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 30 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 29248/B).

Reference: MS catalogue (2) no. 222.

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¶ Leuchs — Traité complet des propriétés (1829)

May 24, 2014

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Leuchs, Johann Carl. Traité complet des propriétés, de la préparation et de l’emploi des matières tinctoriales et des couleurs. Trans. Eugène Péclet. 2 vols. Paris: Mahler, 1829.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 30 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 33340/B).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 286.

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¶ Homer — Batrachomyomachia (1858)

May 16, 2014

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Homer. Homer’s Batrachomyomachia, Hymns and epigrams. Hesiod’s Works and days, Musaeus’ Hero and Leander, Juvenal’s Fifth satire. Trans. George Chapman. London: John Russell Smith, 1858.

Illustrated. With introduction and notes by the Rev. Richard Hooper.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 435 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 218.

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¶ Cock — South Molton (1893)

May 15, 2014

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Cock, John. Records of ye antient borough of South Molton in ye county of Devon. South Molton: printed by James Townsend and published by the author, 1893.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Newberry Library (F 459832 .18).

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¶ Ancient and modern furniture and woodwork (1874)

May 9, 2014

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Ancient and modern furniture and woodwork in the South Kensington Museum. London: published for the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education by Chapman and Hall, 1874.

With an introduction by John Hungerford Pollen.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1014 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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¶ Cole — Catalogue of the collections of tapestry and embroidery (1888)

May 9, 2014

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Cole, Alan S. A descriptive catalogue of the collections of tapestry and embroidery in the South Kensington Museum. London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and sold at the South Kensington Museum, 1888.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1014 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 777.

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¶ Cole — Catalogue of the objects of Indian art (1874)

May 9, 2014

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Cole, H. H. Catalogue of the objects of Indian art exhibited in the South Kensington Museum. London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode and sold by Chapman & Hall, 1874.

“Illustrated by woodcuts, and by a map of India showing the localities of various art industries.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1014 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Silvestre — Universal palaeography (1850)

May 9, 2014

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Silvestre, Joseph Balthaszar. Universal palaeography, or fac-similes of writings of all nations and periods, copied from the most celebrated and authentic manuscripts in the libraries and archives of France, Italy, Germany, and England. Trans. Frederic Madden. 2 vols. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1122 (sold to Young for £7). — Unlocated.

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¶ Journal of Indian art and industry (1884–96)

May 8, 2014

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The journal of Indian art and industry. London: W. Griggs & Sons, 1884–1916.

Morris owned nos. 1–55 (1884–96) [lacking nos. 24, 39, and 40]. The periodical was at first entitled The journal of Indian art.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 734 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Caxton’s Eneydos (1890)

May 7, 2014

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Caxton, William, trans. Caxton’s Eneydos, 1490, Englisht from the French Livre des Eneydes, 1483. Ed. W. T. Culley and Frederick J. Furnivall. London: published for the Early English Text Society by N. Trübner & Co., 1890.

With a sketch of the old French Roman d’Énéas by Salverda de Grave.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 245 (part; sold to Maggs for £7 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Bourchier — Huon of Burdeaux (1882–87)

May 7, 2014

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Bourchier, Sir John, Lord Berners, trans. The English Charlemagne romances: the boke of Duke Huon of Burdeaux. 2 vols. London: published for the Early English Text Society by N. Trübner & Co., 1882–87.

With an introduction by S. L. Lee.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 245 (part; sold to Maggs for £7 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Dickins — Chiushingura (1880)

May 1, 2014

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Dickins, Frederick V., trans. Chiushingura, or the loyal league, a Japanese romance. London: Allen & Co., 1880.

“Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood, drawn and executed by Japanese artists, and printed on Japanese paper.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 235 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 13s.). — Columbia University Library (Rare Books B895.6C44 I).

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¶ Ruskin — Lectures on architecture and painting (1854)

April 29, 2014

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Ruskin, John. Lectures on architecture and painting, delivered at Edinburgh in November, 1853. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1854.

“With illustrations drawn by the author.”

Signed “William Morris | Exeter Coll: Oxon”. According to a note in May Morris’s will, it was “bound ornamentally in W.M.’s college days.”

See also Carlyle, Past and Present.

Provenance: Morris. — May Morris. — R. Campbell Thompson (by bequest from May Morris). — Exeter College Library (9ZM8 55 R) (gift from Thompson, 1939).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 587.

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¶ Ellis — Horae pembrochianae (1880)

April 26, 2014

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Ellis, Frederick Startridge. Horae pembrochianae: some account of an illuminated manuscript of the Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary, written for William Herbert, first Earl of Pembroke, about A.D. 1440, and enriched with two hundred and sixty-seven miniatures. London: privately printed for Ellis & White, 1880.

Fifty copies (“not published”). Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 489 (part; sold to Ellis for £1 16s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 540.

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¶ Marx — Capital (1887)

April 25, 2014

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Marx, Karl. Capital: a critical analysis of capitalist production. Ed. Frederick Engels; trans. Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling. 2 vols. London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey, & Co., 1887.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 635 (sold to Edmunds for £1 11s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 595.

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¶ Carlyle — Sartor Resartus (1838)

April 23, 2014

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Carlyle, Thomas. Sartor Resartus: the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdröck. London: Saunders and Otley, 1838.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 205 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 17s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 604.

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¶ Dupon-Auberville — L’ornement des tissus (1877)

April 16, 2014

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Dupont-Auberville, Auguste. L’ornement des tissus: recueil historique et pratique. Paris: Ducher & Co., 1877.

100 chromolithographs.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 398 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 107.

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¶ Mabinogion (1839–49)

April 15, 2014

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Guest, Lady Charlotte, trans. The Mabinogion from the Llyfr Goth o Hergest and other ancient Welsh manuscripts, with an English translation and notes. 3 vols. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans; Llandovery, W. Rees, 1839–49.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £8 1s. 15d.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 422 (sold to Quaritch for £3). — Leia Lynn.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 13v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 379.

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¶ Wild — History and antiquities (1837)

April 14, 2014

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Wild, Charles. The history and antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln, illustrated by a series of engravings. Rev. by John Britton. 2nd ed. London: H. G. Bohn, 1837.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1098 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 475.

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¶ Ullah — History of the Afghans (1836)

April 14, 2014

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Ullah, Neamet. History of the Afghans. Trans. Bernhard Dorn. London: printed for the Oriental Translation Fund and sold by A. J. Valpy, 1836.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1098 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 305.

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¶ Gruel — Manuel historique (1887)

April 11, 2014

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Gruel, Léon. Manuel historique et bibliographique de l’amateur de relicurs. Paris: Gruel et Englemann, 1887.

Bookbinding. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 471. — Henry Wellcome (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 12s.). — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2  YHG /GRU).

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¶ Allingham — Blackberries (1884)

April 11, 2014

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Allingham, William, ed. Blackberries, picked off many bushes by D. Pollex and others, put in a basket by W. Allingham. London: G. Philip & Son, 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 618 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 19s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Ásgrímsson — Lilja (1870)

April 11, 2014

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Ásgrímsson, Eystein. Lilja (the lily): an Icelandic religious poem of the fourteenth century. Ed. Erikr Magnússon. London: Williams and Norgate, 1870.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 611 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Steele — Huon of Bordeaux (1895)

April 11, 2014

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Steele, Robert, ed. Huon of Bordeaux, done into English by Sir John Bourchier, Lord Berners, and now retold by Robert Steele. London: George Allen, 1895.

Illustrated by Fred Mason. With both Morris signature and book label.

Provenance: Morris.  — University of Maryland Libraries (Rare Stacks PQ1485.H8 E53 1895).

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¶ Rashdall — Universities of Europe (1895)

April 11, 2014

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Rashdall, Hastings. The universities of Europe in the Middle Ages. 2 vols. in 3. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1895.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 820 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Johnstone — Antiquitates Celto-Normannicae (1786)

April 9, 2014

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Johnstone, James, ed. Antiquitates Celto-Normannicae, containing the chronicle of man and the isles. Copenhagen: printed by A. F. Stein, 1786.

Frequently bound with Johnstone’s Antiquitates Celto-Scandicae but apparently issued separately.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 498 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / C  30555/C).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 456.

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¶ Johnstone — Antiquitates Celto-Scandicae (1786)

April 9, 2014

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Johnstone, James, ed. Antiquitates Celto-Scandicae sive series rerum gestarum inter nationes Britannicarum insuralum et gentes septentrionales. Copenhagen: printed by A. F. Stein, 1786.

Frequently bound with Johnstone’s Antiquitates Celto-Normanicae but apparently issued separately.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 498 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / C  30556/C).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 457.

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¶ Egerton — Illustrated handbook of Indian arms (1880)

April 8, 2014

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Egerton, Wilbraham, ed. An illustrated handbook of Indian arms, being a classified and descriptive catalogue of the arms exhibited at the India Museum. London: William H. Allen & Co., and William Griggs, 1880.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 425 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

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¶ Payne — Intaglios (1871)

April 7, 2014

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Payne, John. Intaglios: sonnets. London: Basil Montagu Pickering, 1871.

Inscribed “William Morris Esq With the Author’s Compliments.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 805 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £2 8s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 2 April 1900, no. 490 (3 guineas). — Mark Samuels Lasner (purchased in 1970s from Seven Gables Bookshop). — Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library.

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¶ Prideaux — Historical sketch of bookbinding (1893)

April 7, 2014

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Prideaux, Sarah T. An historical sketch of bookbinding. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893.

“With a chapter on early stamped bindings by E. Gordon Duff.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 814 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 17s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated

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¶ Keating — General history of Ireland (1809)

April 5, 2014

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Keating, Rev. Geoffrey. The general history of Ireland. Trans. Dermod O’Connor. 2 vols. Dublin: printed by J. Christie, 1809.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 239 (part; sold to Ridler for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 207.

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¶ Blades — Life and typography of William Caxton (1861–63)

April 4, 2014

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Blades, William. The life and typography of William Caxton, England’s first printer, with evidence of his typographical connection with Colard Mansion, the printer at Bruges. 2 vols. London: Joseph Lilly, 1861–63.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 262 (sold to Bain for £3 15s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Wardle — Wild silks of India (1878)

April 2, 2014

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Wardle, Thomas. Monographs on the tusser and other wild silks of India, descriptive of the objects and specimens exhibited in the India section of the Paris Exhibition. London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1878.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1051 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 14s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 425.

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¶ Lamb — Detached thoughts on books and reading (1894)

March 31, 2014

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Lamb, Charles. Detached thoughts on books and reading. Boston: privately printed for Henry Copeland and F. H. Day and their friends, Christmas, 1894.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 812 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Image — Poems and carols (1894)

March 31, 2014

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Image, Selwyn. Poems and carols. London: Elkin Mathews, 1894.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 812 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

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