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¶ Garnett — Greek folk-songs (1888)

May 20, 2015

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Garnett, Lucy M. J., trans. Greek folk-songs from the Ottoman provinces of northern Hellas. Ed. John Stuart-Glennie. 2nd ed. London: Ward and Downey, 1888.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 36 (part; sold for 16s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Pausanias — Description of Greece (1794)

April 21, 2015

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Pausanias. The description of Greece. Trans. Thomas Taylor. 3 vols. London: printed for R. Faulder, 1794.


Provenance: Morris (purchased for 15s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 804 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 40104/B) [lacking vol. 1].

References: ESTC (T95854). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 11v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 146.

Digital versions: ECCO. — Internet Archive (vol. 3; Morris copy).

Sotheby 1898:


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¶ Herodotus — Aegyptian and Grecian history (1723)

April 14, 2015

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Herodotus. The Aegyptian and Grecian history of Herodotus. Trans. Isaac Littlebury. 2 vols. 3rd ed. London: printed for E. Bell, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, J. Pemberton, F. Fayram, C. Rivington, J. Hooke, F. Clay, J. Batley, and E. Symon, 1723.


Provenance: Morris (purchased for 7s. 6d.) — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (T148115). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 12.

Digital version: ECCO.

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¶ Diodorus — Historical library (1700)

June 2, 2014


Diodorus, Siculus. The historical library of Diodorus the Sicilian. In fifteen books. The first five, contain the antiquities of Egypt, Asia, Africa, Greece, the islands, and Europe. The last ten, an historical account of the affairs of the Persians, Grecians, Macedonians, and other parts of the world. To which are added, the fragments of Diodorus that are found in the Bibliotheca of Photius: together with those publish’d by H. Valesius, L. Rhodomannus, and F. Ursinus. Trans. G. Booth. London: printed by Edward Jones for Awnsham and John Churchil, and Edward Castle, 1700.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 12s). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 392 (sold to Edwards for 11s.) .— Chin Pom Ye. — Harry Buxton Forman. — Forman sale, Anderson Galleries (New York), 1920. — Bonhams, 10 December 2008 (sold for $420). — Christopher Edwards (Henley-on-Thames), list 71 (2017), no. 34A (£950). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 49b (10s.). — ESTC (R15327). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 10. — MS catalogue (2), no. 439.

Digital version: EEBO.

Sotheby 1898:


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