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¶ Vincent, of Beauvais — Speculum historiale (1473)

January 24, 2017

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Vincent, of Beauvais [Vincentius Bellovacensis]. Speculum historiale. Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, [1473].

Provenance: Thomas Brouer. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1192 (sold to Stevens for £36). — New York Public Library (*KB+ 1473 (Vincentius) [acquired December 1898].

Digital version: BSB (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4).


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¶ Cicero — M. T. Cicero’s Cato major (1744)

January 12, 2017

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Cicero, Marcus Tullius. M. T. Cicero’s Cato major, or his discourse of old-age. Trans. James Logan. Philadelphia: B. Franklin, 1744.

Provenance: Morris. — New York Public Library (*KD 1744 copy 4).

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¶ Byron — English bards and Scotch reviewers (1809)

May 31, 2016

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron. English bards and Scotch reviewers. London: printed for James Cawthorn, [1809].

Address leaf to T. N. Longman in Byron’s hand mounted on front paste-down, including his initial and his wax seal ; and a tipped-in letter from Sharon Turner to Lackington & Co.

Provenance: Morris. — Pforzheimer Collection, New York Public Library (*Pforz 558R 21).

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¶ Destrée — Poèmes sans rimes (1894)

April 25, 2014

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Destrée, Olivier Georges. Poèmes sans rimes. London: privately printed for the author, 1894.

Presentation copy to Morris.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 236 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 8s.). — Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 236 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 8s.). — New York Public Library (Rare Book Room *KP (Chiswick) (Destree, O. G. Poemes sans rimes)).


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