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¶ Munch — Fagrskinna (1847)

March 3, 2017

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Munch, P. A., and others, eds. Fagrskinna. Kortfattet norsk konge-saga fra slutningen af det tolfte eller begyndelsen af det trettende aarhundrede. Christiania: Trykt hos P.T. Malling, 1847.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 840 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated. [The Wellcome Library owns a copy of this book, but there are no indications that it was in Morris’s collection.]

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 914.


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¶ Flateyjarbok (1862)

June 28, 2016

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Flateyjarbok. 3 vols. Christiania: Malling, 1862.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 448 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Magnus Konongs Laga-baeters Gula-things-laug (1817)

April 3, 2015

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Magnus Konongs Laga-baeters Gula-things-laug. Copenhagen: ex typographeo Thorstani Enaris Ragnelii, 1817.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 669 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–95)

August 19, 2014

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Morris, William, and Eiríkr Magnússon, trans. The saga library. 5 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891–95.

A sixth volume was published in 1896, the year of Morris’s death.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 836 (sold to Cockerell for £1 13s.). — Unlocated.

Digital versions: Internet Archive [vol. 1]. — Internet Archive [vol. 2]. — Internet Archive [vol. 3].


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¶ Sturleson — Heimskringla (1844)

August 6, 2014

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Sturleson, Snorri. The Heimskringla, or chronicle of the kings of Norway. Trans. Samuel Laing. 3 vols. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 431 (sold to Hazlitt for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 206.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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¶ Grosch — Old Norwegian textile patterns (1889)

April 30, 2014

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Grosch. Henrik August. Gamle norske Taepper udgivne af Kunstindustri-Museets Bestyrelse | Altnorwetische Teppich-Muster | Old Norwegian textile patterns. Berlin: Ascher, 1889.

Illustrated. In Danish, German, and English.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 570 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 347.


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¶ Dahl — Denkmale (1837)

April 25, 2014

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Dahl, Johan Christian Clausen. Denkmale einer sehr ausgebildeten Holzbaukunst aus den frühesten Jahrhunderten in den innern Landschaften Norwegens. Dresden: Zöllner, 1837.

Norwegian wooden architecture.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 385 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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