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¶ Prints and drawings in the British Museum (1882–83)

July 15, 2014

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Prints and drawings in the British Museum, reproduced by photographic process. Italian prints. 2 vols. London: British Museum, 1882–83.

30 plates in each volume.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 326 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Ellis — Hours of Albert of Brandenburg (1883)

April 30, 2014

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Ellis, Frederic Startridge. The hours of Albert of Brandenburg: some account of a manuscript book of hours formerly in the possession of Albert of Brandenburg, elector of Mainz . . . executed by the artists of the Grimani breviary, 1514–23. London: Ellis & White, [1883].

Photographic illustrations. With an essay by W. H. James Weale.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 489 (part; sold to Ellis for £1 16s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Wyatt — Notices of sculpture in ivory (1856)

April 28, 2014

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Wyatt, Sir M. Digby. Notices of sculpture in ivory, consisting of a lecture on the history, methods, and chief productions of the art, delivered at the first annual general meeting of the Arundel Society. London: Arundel Society, 1856.

With nine photographic illustrations by J. A. Spencer and “A catalogue of specimens of ancient ivory-carvings in various collections” by Edmund Oldfield.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1102 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 11s.). — Unlocated.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.

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¶ Comte — Tapisserie de Bayeux (1879)

April 5, 2014

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Comte, Jules. La tapisserie de Bayeux. Reproduction d’après nature en 79 planches phototypographiques, avec un texte historique, descriptif et critique. Paris, 1879.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 83 (sold to Bain for £2). — Unlocated.


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