Tag Archives: natural history

¶ Martinet — Planches enluminées d’histoire naturelle (1765–83?)

May 3, 2017

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Martinet, François Nicolas. Planches enluminées d’histoire naturelle. 7 vols. [Paris?, 1765–1783?]

Illustrated. Morris apparently owned only 5 volumes of the set.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 674.

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¶ Pliny and Boccaccio

May 2, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Pliny, the Elder [Plinius]. Historiae naturalis libri xxxvii. Venice: Melchiorem Sessam, 20 August 1513.

Illustrated.

[2] Boccaccio, Giovanni. Genealogie cum micantissimis arborum effigiacionibus cuiusque gentilis dei progeniem. Paris: Paris: Louis Hornken and Denis Roce, 1511.


Provenance: Dr. Franz Weber. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 956 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [Pliny] [Boccaccio] (Closed stores EPB / D 5114/D).


Sotheby 1898:

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¶ Pliny — Historia naturalis (1476)

November 25, 2016

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Pliny, the Elder [Plinius]. Historia naturalis. Ed. Filippo Beroaldo [Phillippus Beroaldus]. Parma: Stephanus Corallus, 1476.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 955 (sold to Bridges for £3 5s.). — Unlocated.

References: ISTC (ip00790000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 882 (with two X’s beside it).


Sotheby 1898:

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¶ Barlow — Various birds and beasts (1710?)

May 28, 2015

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Barlow, Francis. Various birds and beasts drawn from the life. London: T. Bowles, J. Bowles & Son, & R. Sayer, [1710?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. – Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 67 (sold for 5s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Horrebow — Natural history of Iceland (1758)

May 28, 2015

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Horrebow, Niels. The natural history of Iceland. London: printed for A. Linde, etc., 1758.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 39 (sold for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: Internet Archive.

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