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¶ Geijer — Svenska folk-visor från forntiden (1814–16)

April 11, 2017

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Geijer, Erik Gustaf. Svenska folk-visor från forntiden. 3 vols. Stockholm: Strinnholm och Häggström, 1814–16.

With a duplicate large-paper copy of vol. 3.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Schmidt — Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder (1877)

February 28, 2017

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Schmidt, Bernhard, ed. and trans. Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1877.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1006 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 ZEY.AA1) [no Morris book label].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 906.

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¶ Mendès — Les plus jolies chansons (1888)

October 20, 2015

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Mendès, Catull. Les plus jolies chansons du pays de France: chansons tendres. Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., [1888].

Illustrated by Lucien Métivet.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 77 (part; sold for 14s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Garnett — Greek folk-songs (1888)

May 20, 2015

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Garnett, Lucy M. J., trans. Greek folk-songs from the Ottoman provinces of northern Hellas. Ed. John Stuart-Glennie. 2nd ed. London: Ward and Downey, 1888.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 36 (part; sold for 16s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Gilbert — Some ancient Christmas carols (1822)

March 23, 2015

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Gilbert, Davies, ed. Some ancient Christmas carols, with the tunes to which they were formerly sung in the west of England. London: John Nichols and Son, 1822.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 456 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 153.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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¶ Gaffurius— Theorica musicae (1492)

February 12, 2015

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Gaffurius, Franchinus. Theorica musicae. Milan: Philippus de Mantegatiis, Cassanus, for Johannes Petrus de Lomatio, 15 December 1492.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Le Comte D. Boutourlin (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1089).

References: ISTC (ig00006000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 391.

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¶ Gaffurius — De harmonia musicorum instrumentorum opus (1518)

January 8, 2015

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Gaffurius, Franchinus. De harmonia musicorum instrumentorum opus. [Milan: Gotardo da Ponte], 27 November 1518.

Provenance: Chatsworth library. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 538 (sold to Bain for £18). — Martin Breslauer. — UCLA Library (ML171 .G12a) [purchased from Breslauer, 1988].


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¶ Musical notation of the Middle Ages (1890)

April 9, 2014

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The musical notation of the Middle Ages, exemplified by facsimiles of manuscripts written between the tenth and sixteenth centuries inclusive. London: J. Masters and Co., 1890.

“Prepared for the members of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 913 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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