Tag Archives: Netherlands

¶ Thorpe — Northern mythology (1851–52)

December 2, 2014

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Thorpe, Benjamin, comp. Northern mythology, comprising the principal popular traditions and superstitions of Scandinavia, north Germany, and the Netherlands. 3 vols. London: Edward Lumley, 1851–52.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1029 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 8s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 122.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.


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¶ Campell — Annales (1874–90)

July 7, 2014

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Campbell, F. A. G. Annales de la typographie Néerlandaise au XVe siècle. 2 vols. La Haye: Nijhoff, 1874–90.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 202 (sold to Leighton for 15s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Proctor — Tracts on early printing (1895–97)

April 18, 2014

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Proctor, Robert. Tracts on early printing. 3 parts. London: privately printed, 1895–97.

Morris owned the first two parts.

I. List of the founts of type and wood-cut devices used by the printers of the Southern Netherlands in the fifteenth century. — II. A note on Eberhard Frommolt, of Basel, printer. — III. Additions to Campbell’s Annales de la typographie néerlandaise au 15e siècle.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 845 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR) YHD.AA4).


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