Tag Archives: MSS

¶ 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Facsimiles of choice examples selected from illuminated manuscripts, unpublished drawings and illustrated books of early date.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.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.


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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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¶ Bible (13th century) [MS]

February 21, 2014

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Bible. 3 vols. France, late 13th century. [Manuscript]

Latin.

Provenance: Morris (purchased from Leighton, December 1895). — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (B2 264 A-B MS M.0109-11).

Reference: Morgan curatorial description.

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