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¶ Verdizotti — Cento favole morali (1570)

November 17, 2016

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Verdizotti, Giovanni Mario. Cento favole morali de i piu illustri antichi & moderni autori Greci, & Latini. Venice: Giordano Zileti, 1570.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1087 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Philip Hofer. — Metropolitan Museum of Art [gift from Hofer, 1948].

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¶ Biblia latina (1477)

April 20, 2016

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Biblia latina. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 July 1477.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 175 (sold to Ellis for £50). — Owen F. Grazebrook, Esq., Stourton Castle. — Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York [deaccessioned]. — Sotheby, 16 May 1974. — Unlocated.

References: Breck, Joseph. “Bookbindings and Other Leather-Work.” Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 19 (December 1924): 299–300. — ISTC (ib00552000). — Yates, E. H. Classified Catalogue of the Library of Owen F. Grazebrook, Esq. at Stourton Castle. 1947.

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¶ Grete herball (1526)

August 19, 2014

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The grete herball whiche geveth parfyt knowlege and understandyng of all maner of herbes [and] there gracyous vertues whiche god hath ordeyned for our prosperous welfare and helth. Southwark: printed by Peter Treveris, 27 July 1526.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 583 (sold to Quaritch for £20). — John Charrington. — Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1944) [presently on view in Gallery 10 of the Cloisters].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£10). — ESTC (S106096).

Digital version: EEBO.

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