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¶ Alexander, de Villa Dei — Grammatica Latina rhythmica (15th century) [MS]

October 9, 2017

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Alexander, de Villa Dei. Grammatica Latina rhythmica [i.e. Doctrinale puerorum].

Illuminated manuscript. Italy, 15th century. 63 leaves.

Provenance: Joannes Paulus Marconus Venetus. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 418 (sold to Leighton for £5 10s.). — Sotheby, 11 April 1938, lot 303. — P. G. and J. D. Gordan. — Maggs catalogue, 1938, no. 151 (from the Gordans). — Unlocated.

References: Faye and Bond, p. 404, no. 151. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_6760).


Sotheby 1898:

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¶ Cobbett — Grammar of the English language (1819)

April 10, 2015

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Cobbett, William. A grammar of the English language in a series of letters intended for the use of schools and of young persons in general, but more especially for the use of soldiers, sailors, apprentices, and plough-boys. 3rd ed. London: printed for the author, 1819.

It is not clear which edition Morris owned.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 779.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Diomedes — Ars grammatica (c. 1475)

September 17, 2014

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Diomedes. Ars grammatica. [Venice]: Nicolaus Jenson, [c. 1475].

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL770).

References: ISTC (id00234000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 318.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Rask — Grammar of the Iceland or Old Norse tongue (1843)

April 7, 2014

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Rask, Erasmus. A grammar of the Icelandic or Old Norse tongue. Trans. George Webbe Dasent. London: William Pickering; Frankfort: Jaeger’s Library, 1843.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 821 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 908.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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