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¶ Lecoy de la Marche —Les manuscrits et la miniature (1884?)

February 14, 2017

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Lecoy de la Marche, Albert. Les manuscrits et la miniature. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 YHBAL).


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¶ Bond — Facsimiles of manuscripts and inscriptions (1873–83)

August 3, 2016

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Bond, E. A., and E. M. Thompson, eds. Facsimiles of manuscripts and inscriptions. 3 vols. [London]: printed by William Clowes and Sons for the Palaeographical Society, 1873–83.

Illustrated. Wellcome online catalogue: “No William Morris book label but is lot 929 from the Morris sale catalogue.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 929 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £20). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. G. O/S YHB).


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¶ Statuts de l’Ordre du Saint-Esprit (1853)

July 11, 2016

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Statuts de l’Ordre du Saint-Esprit au droit désire. Paris: Engelmann et Graf, 1853.

Illustrated.

Provenance: John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1138 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. O/S 2 YHB.AA4).


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¶ Forshall — Index to the Arundel and the Burney manuscripts (1840)

April 29, 2016

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Forshall, Josiah, comp. Index to the Arundel and the Burney manuscripts in the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1840.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1132 (part; sold to Massey for £2). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 354.


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¶ Birch — Early drawings and illuminations (1879)

April 2, 2015

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Birch, Walter de Gray, and Henry Jenner. Early drawings and illuminations: an introduction to the study of illustrated manuscripts with a dictionary of subjects in the British Museum. London: Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1879.

Illustrated. With an inscription by Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Sydney Cockerell. — Richard Ovenden (private collection, England) [purchased from Maggs, c. 1995].

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Birch — Utrecht psalter (1876)

January 27, 2015

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Birch, Walter de Gray. The history, art and palaeography of the manuscript styled the Utrecht psalter. London, Samuel Bagster & Sons, 1876.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1019 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 184.

Digital version: Google.


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¶ Facsimiles of choice examples (1890–92)

July 15, 2014

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Facsimiles of choice examples selected from illuminated manuscripts, unpublished drawings and illustrated books of early date. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1890–92.

Morris owned parts 2–10.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 874 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Madan — Books in manuscript (1893)

May 17, 2014

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Madan, Falconer. Books in manuscript: a short introduction to their study and use, with a chapter on records. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1893.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 51 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Gilbert — Facsimiles of national manuscripts (1874–84)

March 28, 2014

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Gilbert, Sir John Thomas, ed. Facsimiles of national manucripts of Ireland. 5 vols. Dublin: Public Record Office of Ireland, 1874–84.

4 parts, of which Morris had parts 1–3. “Selected and edited under the direction of the Right Hon. Edward Sullivan, Master of the Rolls in Ireland, by J. T. Gilbert, secretary of the Public Record Office of Ireland; and photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, by Major-General Sir Henry James, Director-General of the Ordnance Survey.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 916 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 320.


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¶ Middleton — Illuminated manuscripts (1892)

February 22, 2014

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Middleton, John Henry. Illuminated manuscripts in classical and mediaeval times, their art and their technique. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1892.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 639 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 YHBAL).

Digital versions: Google. — Internet Archive (Morris copy).

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