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¶ Platina — De flosculis linguae latinae (1481)

January 6, 2017

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Platina [Bartholomaeus Platina]. De flosculis linguae latinae. Ed. Petrus Augustinus Philelphus. Milan: Antonius Zarotus for Johannes de Legnano, 18 August 1481.

Inscription by Sydney Cockerell, 1892 (“bought of WM”) and this note: “I lent William Morris ten shillings and instead of returning the money he gave me this book” (Under the Hammer, p. 174).

Provenance: Hopetoun House Library, Scotland. — Sotheby, February 1889. — Morris. — Sydney Cockerell. — Clifford Rattey. — David Jackson McWilliams. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (Incun 1481 P696d) [bequest of McWilliams].

Reference: ISTC (ip00760000).

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¶ Guevara — Familiar epistles (1577)

May 31, 2016

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Guevara, Antonio de. The familiar epistles of Sir Anthonie of Guevara. Trans. Edward Hellowes. London: [printed by Henry Middleton for] Ralph Newberrie, 1577.

Provenance: C. Basil Smith. — Morris. — Robert Aynsworth. — George Ramsden. — Nicolas Kershawe. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (PQ 6398 G8 A413 1577).

Reference: ESTC (S103497).

Digital version: EEBO.

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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Legenda aurea (1512)

April 26, 2016

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Jacobus, de Voragine. Legenda aurea [or The lyfe of Adam]. Trans. William Caxton. London: Wynkyn de Worde, 15 February [1512].

Illustrated.

Provenance: John Holmes. — Morris. — James William Ellsworth. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (BX 4654 J33 1512).

Reference: ESTC (S101013).

Digital version: EEBO.

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¶ Stower — Printer’s grammar (1808)

January 27, 2015

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Stower, Caleb. The printer’s grammar, or introduction to the art of printing. London: printed by the editor for B. Crosby and Co., 1808.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1019 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (Z 244 A2 S8).


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¶ McCarthy — Serapion (1883)

March 29, 2014

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McCarthy, Justin H. Serapion and other poems. London: Chatto and Windus, 1883.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 196 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 15s.). — T. Mackenzie Fowler. — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas (PR 4964 M5 S471).

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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