Tag Archives: Psalms

¶ Pérez de Valencia — Expositiones in psalmos Davidi (1512)

October 23, 2017

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Pérez de Valencia, Jaime [Jacobus Perez de Valentia]. Expositiones in psalmos Davidi. Lyon: Bernard Rosier and Jean Thomas for Etienne Gueynard, 29 October and 15 November 1512.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 858 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 232 (sold to Eiseman for £2). — H. P. Kraus catalogue 66 (1954?), no. 516 ($135) [HathiTrust] . — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 941.


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¶ St. Augustine — Commentary on the Psalms (12th century) [MS]

October 10, 2017

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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo [Saint Augustinus]. Commentary on the Psalms 101–50 (Ennarationes in psalmos).

Illuminated manuscript. Germany, 12th century. 179 leaves.

Provenance: Thorpe catalogue, 1832, lot 119. — J. Ponce. — Ponce sale, Techener catalogue, 17 November 1845, no. 35. — W. and T. Bateman. — Bateman sale, Sotheby, 25 May 1893, lot 233 (purchased by Morris). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 148 (sold to Quaritch for £50). — Laurence W. Hodson. — Hodson sale, Sotheby, 3 December 1906, lot 28 (sold to Quaritch for £48). — Quaritch catalogue 357, February 1920, no. 378. — Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. — Beatty sale, Sotheby, 24 June 1969, lot 45. —Alan G. Thomas catalogue 23, 1969, no. 3. — Thomas catalogue 26, 1971, no. 1. — Thomas catalogue 31, 1973, no. 6. — Thomas catalogue 34, 1975, no. 3. — Thomas catalogue 36, 1977, no. 1. — Philip Hofer (purchased from Bromer, 1979). — Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Typ 703) [Hofer bequest, 1984].

References: Light, Laura. The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library, 1988. See pp. 43–45. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_1508).


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¶ Luther — Piae ac doctae in psalmos operationes (1521)

December 21, 2016

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Luther, Martin. Piae ac doctae in psalmos operationes. Basel: Adam Petri, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Victoria Public Library (Special Coll. Ref. LAT 223.2 L97m).

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Ellis — Psalmi penitentiales (1894)

July 2, 2016

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Ellis, F. S., ed. Psalmi penitentiales. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Inscribed “to Jenny With WM’s best love Dec: 8th 1894.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jenny Morris. — Fitzwilliam Museum [bequest of Jenny Morris, 1935].

Reference: Bibliography, A30.

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¶ Gerson — De meditatione cordis (c. 1470)

May 19, 2014

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Gerson, Jean. De meditatione cordis: Tractatus de oratione et Expositio super septem psalmos poentitentiales. Cologne: Ulrich Zel, c. 1470.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 463 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula  2.a.26 (SR)).

Reference: ISTC (ig00231000).

Digital version: Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf.


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