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¶ Guessard — Les anciens poètes de la France (1858–70)

October 7, 2014

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Guessard, François, ed. Les anciens poètes de la France. 10 vols. Paris: F. Viewweg, 1858–70.

Morris owned 6 of the volumes.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 5 (sold to Maggs for 14s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 624.

Digital version: Gallica [various volumes].


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¶ Betham — Twenty-odd (1894)

March 12, 2014

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Betham, Burton. Twenty-odd. London: Reeves & Turner, 1894.

Poems. Presentation copy from the author, 12 July 1894 (see below).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 628 (part; sold to Edmunds for £3 6s.). — Doug Nelson (private collector, New Jersey).

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¶ Conybeare — Illustrations of Anglo-Saxon poetry (1826)

February 15, 2014

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Conybeare, John Josias. Illustrations of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Ed. William Daniel Conybeare. London: printed for Harding and Lepard, 1826.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 222 (sold to Downing for 11s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: Google.


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