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¶ Spruner von Merz — Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas (1854–55)

January 25, 2017

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Spruner von Merz, Karl. Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas. 3 vols. Gotha: J. Perthes, 1854–55.

Morris may have owned only vol. 1 (1855).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1136 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Spruner von Merz — Spruner-Menke atlas antiquus (1865)

November 17, 2016

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Spruner von Merz, Karl. Spruner-Menke atlas antiquus. Gotha: Sumtibus Justi Perthes, 1865.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1135 (sold to Walker for 5s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Speed — Prospect (1631) and Theatre (1632)

July 4, 2014

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The following titles are bound together and were probably issued in a single volume (see ESTC):

[1] Speed, John. A prospect of the most famous parts of the world. London: printed by John Dawson for George Humble, 1631.

References: ESTC (S122258). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 14v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 400 (with three X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.

[2] Speed, John. The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine. London: printed by John Dawson for George Humble, 1632 [misdated 1627].

Illustrated.

Reference: ESTC (S122267).

Digital version: EEBO.


Provenance: Nicolai von Bodeck. — Bodeck sale, Danzig, 5 December 1695. — Morris (purchased for £1 15s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1131 (sold to Leighton for £6 10s.). — Emery Walker. — Sotheby (London), 17 November 2015, lot 43 (estimate £70,000–£90,000). — Sotheby (London), 12 July 2016, lot 46 (estimate £60,000–£80,000). — Unlocated.

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¶ Wilkinson — Atlas classica (1808)

May 29, 2014

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Wilkinson, Robert. Atlas classica, being a collection of maps of the countries mentioned by the ancient authors, both sacred and profane, with their various subdivisions at different periods. London: Robert Wilkinson, 1808.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1136 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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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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¶ Black’s general atlas (1895)

March 11, 2014

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Black’s general atlas of the world. Rev. ed. Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1895.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 191 (sold to Goldie for 18s.). — Unlocated.


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