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¶ Aquinas (c. 1500) and Biel (1499)

December 13, 2017

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The following titles were bound together but were separated after Morris’s death:

[1] Aquinas, Thomas, Saint. In hoc libello continentur tres tractatuli. Primus est sancti Thome Aquinatis de mirabili quidditate et efficacia venerabilis sacramenti eucharistie. Secundus est magistri Nicolai de lyra de idoneo ministrante suscipiente idem sacramentum. Tercius est alicuius docti collectoris de expositione dominice orationis. [Cologne: Heinrich Quentel, c. 1500.]

Digital version: Google.

[2] Biel, Gabriel. Epitoma expositionis sacri canonis missae. Ed. Wendelin Steinbach. Tübingen: [Johann Otmar for Friedrich Meynberger, 1499.]

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ib00654000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1078 (sold to Proctor for £1 16s.). — Robert Proctor. — [Aquinas only:] — Christie (South Kensington), 20 September 1996, lot 2 (sold to Maggs for £1,255). — Maggs catalogue 1220, no. 8. — Unlocated.


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¶ Four titles (1500)

November 16, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] (Mirabilia Romae vel potius) Historia et descriptio urbis Romae [and] Indulgentiae ecclesiarum principalium urbis Romae. Rome: Stephan Plannck, 7 March 1500.

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (im00604000). (ISTC lists several editions of this title published in 1500, but not that of 7 March 1500.) — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 270.

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[2] Andreas de Escobar. Modus confitendi. [Rome: Johann Besicken and Martinus de Amsterdam, c. 1500.]

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (ia00680500). (But note that ISTC lists four other editions of this title with the same imprint.) — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 274.

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[3] Interrogationes et doctrinae. [Rome: Johann Besicken and Martinus de Amsterdam, c. 1500.]

References: ISTC (ic00819300). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 272.

[4] Conjuratio malignorum spirituum. [Rome: Johann Besicken and Martinus de Amsterdam, c. 1500.]

References: ISTC (ic00833000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 273.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [missing since 1945]. — Unlocated.

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¶ Stella, Lupoldus, and Nepos (16th century)

November 15, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Stella, Giovanni Battista. Vite ducentorum et triginta sumorum pontificu. Basel: Michael Furter, 1507.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 5b, no. 52 (£3).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Lupoldus, de Bebenburg. De juribus et translatione imperii. Strassberg: Schürer, 1508.

[3] Nepos, Cornelius. Hic subnotata continentur Vita. M. Catonis. Ed. Thomas Wolff. Strassberg: Johann Pruss, 1505.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1071 (sold to Walker for £3 3s.). — Emery Walker. — Unlocated.


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¶ Ptolemy — Cosmographia (1482 and 1486)

November 14, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolomaeus]. Cosmographia. Trans. Jacobus Angelus. Ulm: Lienhart Holle, 16 July 1482.

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (ip01084000). — Poynter, no. 466.

Digital version: Boston Public Library.

[2] Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolomaeus]. Cosmographia. Trans. Jacobus Angelus. Ulm: Johann Reger, for Justus de Albano, 21 July 1486.

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (ip01085000). — Poynter, no. 468.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Sotheby 1898, lot 976 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £21). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.f.5 (SR) [1482 edition and 1486 edition]).


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¶ Natali (1506) and Pseudo-Dionysius (1502)

November 10, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Natali, Pietro [Petro de Natalibus], ed. Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diversis voluminibus collectus. [Venice: L. de Giunta, 1506.]

Illustrated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 404 (with two X’s next to the title).

[2] Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite [Dionysii Areopagitae]. Caelestis hierarchia, Ecclesiastica hierarchia, Divina nomina, Mystica theologia, undecim epistolae. [Venice: Johannes Tacuinus de Cereto], 1502.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 915 (sold to Quaritch for £11). — Unlocated.


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¶ Torquemada — three tracts (c. 1510)

November 6, 2017

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The following tracts by Juan de Torquemada [Johannes de Turrecremata] are bound together. Since all three were issued at about the same time and the title-pages are very similar in appearance, it is possible they were intended by the publisher to form a single volume.

[1] Tractatus contra principales errores perfidi Machometi et Turchorum sive Sarracenorum. Paris: Guillaume Eustace, [c. 1510].

[2] Tractatus contra Judeos a quodam judeo nomine Samuel editus sermone arabico. Paris: Guillaume Eustace, [c. 1510].

[3] Dyalogus Christiani contra Sarracenos. Paris: Guillaume Eustace, [c. 1510].


Reference: Sayle, no. 235.

Provenance: Crofts. — Crofts sale, May 1783. — Guy Phillips. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1033 (sold to Money for £4 8s.). — Frank McClean. — Fitzwilliam Museum (Reference Collection) [McClean bequest, 1904].


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¶ Four sagas (19th century)

October 31, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Gislason, Konrad, ed. Sagan af Helga ok Grími Droplaugarsonum. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

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[2] Hervar saga ok Heiđreks konungs. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

[3] Sagan af Þorđi Hređu. Copenhagen: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, 1848.

[4] Barđarsaga Snœfellsass Viglundarsaga. Copenhagen: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri ved N. H. Stendrup, 1860.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 846 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 1525.)


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¶ Rabanus Maurus-Akademie and St. Bernard (15th century)

October 31, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Rabanus Maurus-Akademie. De sermonum proprietate, sive Opus de universo. [Strassburg: The R-Printer (Adolf Rusch), before 20 July 1467.]

Illustrated. With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell. An inscription on the front endpaper records that the two works were purchased by Wilhelm Czwerd in 1474 and presented to the Carthusian monastery at Fogelsanck (Cantave) in 1496.

References: ISTC (ir00001000). — Poynter, no. 473.

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[2] Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint [Bernardus Claravallensis]. Epistolae. [Strassburg: Heinrich Eggestein, not after 1474.]

References: ISTC (ib00383000). — Poynter, no. 126.

Digital version: VdI.


Provenance: Wilhelm Czwerd. — Carthusian monastery at Fogelsanck. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898,lot 979 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.f.7 (SR)).


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¶ Regiomontanus, Puerbach, and Stoeffler (1496–1514)

October 24, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Regiomontanus, Joannes. Epitoma in Almagestum Ptolemaei. Venice: Johannes Hamman for Kaspar Grossch and Stephan Roemer, 31 August 1496.

Reference: ISTC (ir00111000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Puerbach, Georg von. Tabulae eclypsium. Vienna: J. Winterburger, 15 April 1514.

[3] Stoeffler, Johannes. Tabulae astronomicae. Tübingen: T. Anshelmus, 1514.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 982 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6 10s.) — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (5.b.2 (SR)).


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¶ Carletti and D’Andrea (15th century)

October 23, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Angelo Carletti [Angelus de Clavasio]. Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 August 1488.

References: ISTC (ia00717000). — Poynter, no. 53.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] D’Andrea, Giovanni. Super arboribus consanguinitatis et affinitatis. [Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1473.]

Illustrated. Incomplete.

References: ISTC (ia00598000). — Poynter, no. 48.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, no. 366 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s. — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 1.c.18 (SR)).


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¶ Four sagas (1847–60)

October 18, 2017

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The following titles (all published in the series Nordiske oldskrifter) are bound together. (The first is listed in the Sotheby 1898 catalogue; the other three titles are presumably among the “and others” in lot 846.)

[1] Gislason, Konrad, ed. Sagan af Helga ok Grími Droplaugarsonum. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

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[2Hervar saga ok Heiđreks konungs. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

[3] Friðriksson, G. Sagan af Þorđi Hređu. Copenhagen: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, 1848.

[4] Vigfússon, Guðbrandr. Barđarsaga Snoefellsass. Copenhagen: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri ved N. H. Stendrup, 1860.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 846 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 1525 [GislasonFriðriksson; Vigfússon; Hervar saga ok Heiđreks konungs has no separate entry).


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¶ Cicero (1480) and Festus (1478?)

June 23, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De officiis. Venice: Filippo di Pietro, 8 May 1480.

Reference: ISTC (ic00589000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Festus, Sextus Pompeius. De verborum significatione. [Venice: printer of Pomponius Mela, c. 1478.]

The Sotheby catalogue does not specify the edition, and MS catalogue (2) records it as “c. 1480”; we believe this is the most likely candidate.

Reference: ISTC (if00145000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 362 (sold to Proctor for £1 1s.). — Robert Proctor. — Phillips, 13 November 1997, lot 258 (£2,400 [$4,053]). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 948 (with one X beside the title).


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¶ Medicinarius (1509) and Ficino (1508)

June 22, 2017

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The following titles are bound together (both illustrated, with a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell):

[1] Medicinarius. Das Buch der Gesuntheit. Liber de arte distillandi simplicia et composita. Strassburg: J. Grüninger, 1509.

[2] Ficino, Marcilio [Marsilius Ficinus]. Das Buch des Lebens. Strassburg: J. Grüninger, 1508.


Provenance: Edward Hailstone. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 726 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB/D 1113/D).


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¶ Aquinas (1480) and Rolewinck (1479)

June 21, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Aquinas, Thomas, Saint. Super quarto libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 2 February 1480.

Illustrated. The date 1484 in the Sotheby 1898 catalogue is an error.

Reference: ISTC (it00170000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Rolevinck, Werner [Werner Rolewinck]. Fasciculus temporum. [Cologne]: Heinrich Quentell, 1479.

Reference: ISTC (ir00259000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1168 (sold to Waring for £12). — Waring. — George Dunn. — Dunn sale, Sotheby, 6 February 1914, lot 1667. — National Art Library, Victorian and Albert Museum (RC.S.16).


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¶ Appiano etc.

June 7, 2017

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Eight titles bound together in one volume when they were in Morris’s hands; the individual works were subsequently rebound by W. J. Mansell for Michael Tomkinson.

[1] Appiano, Costanzo [Constantius Applanus]. Soliloquia de humani arbitrii libertate et potestate. Cremona: Carolus de Darleriis, 4 October 1496.

Reference: ISTC (ia00933000).

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[2] Dio, Chrysostom [Dio Chrysostomus]. [De Troia non capta:] Ilii captivitatem non fuisse. Trans. Franciscus Philelpus and ed. Nicolaus Lucarus. Cremona: Bernardinus de Misintis and Caesar Parmensis, 22 July 1492.

With a bibliographical note by Cockerell (describing all the titles) tipped in.

Reference: ISTC (id00206000).

Digital version: BSB.

[3] Dio, Chrysostom [Dio Chrysostomus]. De regno. Trans. Publius Gregorius Tiphernas and ed. Pius III (Franciscus de Piccolomineis). Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 1493.

Reference: ISTC (id00205000).

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[4] Bosso, Matteo [Matthaeus Bossus]. De instituendo sapientia animo. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 6 November 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib01043000).

Digital version: BSB.

[5] Bosso, Matteo [Matthaeus Bossus]. Sermo in Jesu Christi passionem. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 11 November 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib01047000).

[6] Beroaldo, Filippo [Philippus Beroaldus]. De felicitate. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 1 April 1495.

Reference: ISTC (ib00482000).

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[7] Maffei, Celso [Celsus Maffeus]. Dissuasoria ne christiani principes ecclesiasticos usurpent census. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 27 June 1494.

Reference: ISTC (im00015000).

Digital version: BSB.

[8] Sabellico [Marcus Antonius Sabellicus]. De Venetis magistratibus. Venice: Antonius de Strata, de Cremona, 19 January 1488/89.

Reference: ISTC (is00009000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 66 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 16s.). — Michael Tomkinson. — Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford. — Huntington Library. (The individual call numbers at the Huntington—all Rare Books—are as follows: [1] 89923; [2] 100604; [4] 85511 (bound with no. 5); [5] 85512 (bound with no. 4); [7] 101129 (unbound in pamphlet folder). Nos. 3, 6, and 8 are not at the Huntington and are unlocated.)


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¶ Durand etc.

June 5, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Durand, Guillaume [Guillelmus Duranti]. Speculum judiciale. Ed. Franciscus Moneliensis. Padua: Johannes Herbort, de Seligenstadt, 1478–79.

Morris owned the second section (dated 21 November 1478).

References: ISTC (id00448000). — Thatcher 1, no. 579.

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[2] Battista, da Sambagio [Baptista de Sancto Blasio]. Varii tractatus juridici. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 1481.

Morris owned the fourth of five parts (dated 31 May 1481).

References: ISTC (is00126000). — Thacher 1, no. 284.

Digital version: BSB.

[3] Cipolla, Bartolomeo [Bartholomaeus Cepolla]. De simulatione contractuum. Pavia: Leonardus Gerla, 15 February 1498.

References: ISTC (ic00400000). — Thacher 1, no. 634.

Digital version: BSB.

[4] Militio, Albricus de. De testibus. Pavia: Leonardus Gerla, 15 March 1497.

“Attributed in this edition to Albericus de Rosate” (ISTC).

References: ISTC (im00578000). — Thacher 1, no. 635.

Digital version: BSB.

[5] San Giorgio, Giacomino da [Jacobinus, de Sancto Georgio]. Aureus et in pratica perutilis totus et singularis tractatus feudorum et homagiorum. Milan: Giovanni Angelo Scinzenzeler, 1503.


Provenance: Henry Howard, Duke of Norfolk. — Royal Society of London (gift from Howard). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 402 (sold to Quaritch for £3 3s.). — John Boyd Thacher. — Library of Congress (Incun. 1478.F74 Thacher Coll. Copy 2).


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¶ Macrobius etc.

May 29, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. In Somnium Scipionis M. Tullii Ciceronis libri duo, et saturnaliorum lib. VII. Paris: Jodocus Ascensius Badius, 1524.

Illustrated.

Digital version: Gallica.

[2] Velleius Paterculus. Historiae Romanae duo volumina. Basel: Johann Froben, 1520.

Illustrated.

[3] Herodotus. Historiarum patris Musae. Paris: Jodocus Ascensius Badius and Johann Parvus, August 1528.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 779 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — J. R. Abbey. — Abbey sale, Sotheby, 21 June 1965, part 1, lot 546 (sold for £78 [?]). — Unlocated.


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¶ Mizauld (four titles)

May 16, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Mizauld, Antoine [Antonius Mizaldus]. Secretorum agri enchiridion primum, hortorum curam. Paris: F. Morellus, 1560.

[2] Mizauld, Antoine. De hortensium arborum insitione opusculum. Paris: F. Morellus, 1560.

[3] Mizauld, Antoine. Alexikepus, seu auxiliaris hortus, extemporanea morborum remedia ex singulorum viridariis facile comparanda paucis proponens. Paris: F. Morellus, 1565.

[4] Mizauld, Antoine. Nova et mira artificia comparandorum fructuum, olerum, radicum, uvarum et aliorum hortensium. Paris: F. Morellus, 1564.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 644 (sold to Cotton for 6s.). — Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden (SB317.8 .M59 1560) [acquired from W. Junk, Berlin, 1902].


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¶ Rolevinck and others

May 8, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Rolevinck, Werner [Werner Rolewinck]. Fasciculus temporum. Strassburg: Johann Prüss, 1487.

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ir00273000).

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Auerbach, Johannes. Processus iudiciarius. [Strassburg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, c. 1488–89.]

This title was issued as part of a collection of legal works; hence no imprint is listed in the Sotheby 1898 catalogue.

Reference: ISTC (im00759000).

Digital version: BSB.

[3] Attavanti, Paolo [Paulus, Florentinus]. Breviarium totius juris canonici. Memmingen: Albrecht Kunne, 1486.

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ip00180000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 528 (sold to Leighton for £1 19s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 938, p. 86 (all three titles, with an X beside them).


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¶ Arte para bien confessar (and another title)

May 3, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Arte para bien confessar. [Seville?: Jacob Cromberger?, between 1511 and 1515.]

Illustrated.

[2] Villegas, Pedro Fernández de. Flosculus sacramentorum. Paris: Rembolt, 1510.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 73 (sold to Quaritch for £3). — Biblotheca Hispana, Quaritch catalogue [1899], no. 144 (£1 16s.). — British Library (C.107.b.22(1)) [acquired 1899].


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¶ Pliny and Boccaccio

May 2, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Pliny, the Elder [Plinius]. Historiae naturalis libri xxxvii. Venice: Melchiorem Sessam, 20 August 1513.

Illustrated.

[2] Boccaccio, Giovanni. Genealogie cum micantissimis arborum effigiacionibus cuiusque gentilis dei progeniem. Paris: Paris: Louis Hornken and Denis Roce, 1511.


Provenance: Dr. Franz Weber. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 956 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [Pliny] [Boccaccio] (Closed stores EPB / D 5114/D).


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¶ Stoeffer and others

April 28, 2017

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The following titles are bound together (all illustrated, with a bibliographical note by Cockerell):

[1] Stoeffler, Johann [Joannis Stoefleri]. In Procli Diadochi, authoris gravissimi Sphaeram mundi, omnibus numeris longè absolutissimus commentarius. [Tübingen, 1534.]

[2] Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolomaeus]. Cl. Ptolomaei pheludiensis Alexandrini philosophi et mathematici excellentissimi phaenomena, stellarum MXXII. Cologne: Agrippinae, 1537.

[3] Hyginus, C. Julius. Fabularum liber eiusdem poeticon astronomicon, libri quatuor. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1535.

[4] Boccaccio, Giovanni. De montium, silvarum, fontium, lacuum, fluviorum, stagnorum et marium nominibus Joannis bocatii peri genealogias deorum, libri quindecim. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1532.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 61 (£2).


Provenance: Wolfgang Gabelchover. — Heinrich August Krippendorf. — Dr. Georg Kloss. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1140 (sold to Thomson for £4 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6104/D).


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¶ Vegio and St. Basil

April 20, 2017

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[1] Vegio, Maffeo [Maphaeus Vegius]. Philalethes. [Nuremberg: Johann Müller, c. 1474–75.]

References: Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German) 2, no. 458. — ISTC (iv00114000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Basil, Saint [Basilius Magnus]. De legendis antiquorum libris. [Nuremberg : Johann Müller, c. 1474.]

References: Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German) 2, no. 421. — ISTC (ib00272000).

Digital version: BSB.


Inscribed “to Charles Fairfax Murray from William Morris 1895.”.

Provenance: Benedictbeuren Abbey near Munich. — Morris. — Charles Fairfax Murray (gift from Morris, 1895). — Sotheby, 18 July 1919 (sold to Quaritch for £11). — Volbehr. — Huntington Library (84743) and Huntington Library (84744) [purchased from Volbehr, 21 March 1925].

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¶ Virgil and More

April 13, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Virgil. Anglicae historiae libri Ulgintiseptem. Basel: Michael Isengrin,
1556.

[2] More, Sir Thomas. Omnia, quae hucusque ad manus nostras pervenerunt, Latina opera. Louvain: Petrus Zangrius, 1565.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1186 (sold to Maggs for £2 2s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Institoris (1494) and Gaza (1521)

April 12, 2017

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The following titles were bound together when Morris owned them but were later separated, probably when Malleus maleficarum was rebacked:

[1] Institoris, Heinrich [Henricus], and Jakob [Jacobus] Sprenger. Malleus maleficarum. Nuremburg: Anton Koberger, 17 March 1494.

References: ISTC (ii00166000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 940.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Gaza, Theodorus. Grammaticae institutionis libri duo priores. Trans. Desiderius Erasmus. Basel: Johann Froben, 1521.

Illustrated.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Congregation of the Brothers of the Common Life in the Luchtenhofe in Bruhle in Hildesheim. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 493 (sold to Pickering for £1 1s.). — William Norton Bullard. — Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University (William Norton Bullard Collection, no. 654). [The present location of Gaza’s grammar is unknown.]


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¶ Hieronymus etc.

April 10, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Hieronymus, von Rebdorf. Panis quotidianus de tempore. Augsburg: Heinrich Gran and Johann Rynmann, 1509.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Sermones [. . . ] hyemalis estivalis (de sanctis). Augsburg: Heinrich Gran and Johann Rynmann, 1509.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 855 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 227 (sold to Eiseman for £ 5 5s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Natalibus and Pseudo-Dionysius

April 7, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Natalibus, Petrus de. Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diuersis voluminibus collectus. Venice: printed by L. de Guinta for B. de Zanis, 1506.

Illustrated.

[2] Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite. Caelestis hierarchia. Ecclesiastica hierarchia. Divina nomina. Mystica theologia. Undecim epistolae. Venice: Johannes Tacuinus de Cereto, 1502.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 915 (sold to Quaritch for £11). — Unlocated.


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¶ Ceva

April 6, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ceva, Bonifacio da. Excellentissimum opus de perfectione christiana. Paris: Johannis Parvi, 1517.

Illustrated.

Digital version: EEB.

[2] Ceva, Bonifacio da. Viatice excursiones ad reverendi in Christo patris et domini. Paris: Jean Petit, 1515.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 264 (sold to Breslauer for £5). — Unlocated.


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¶ Tibullus and Martial

April 5, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Tibullus. Elegiarum libri quatuor et una cum Val. Catulli epigrammatis, nec non et Sex. Propertii libri quatuor elegiaci. Venice: Guglielmo da Fontaneto Montisferrati, 12 June 1520

Illustrated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 469, with two X’s beside the title.

[2] Martial. Epigrammata libri xiii. Venice: Georgium de Rusconibus, 1513.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1170 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Sauvage (1562)

April 4, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Sauvage, Denis. Cronique de Flandres, ancienement composée par autevr incertain, et novvellement mise en lumière. Lyon: Guillaume Roville, 1562.

[2] Sauvage, Denis, and Oliver de la Marche. Les memoires de Messire Olivier de la Marche. Lyon: Guillaume Roville, 1562.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1105 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Ovid

April 3, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Fastorum libri. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1508.

Illustrated.

[2] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de tristibus. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1511.

Illustrated.

[3] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de Ponto. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1507.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 464, with two X’x beside the title.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 926 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Worsaae, etc.

April 3, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Worsaae, J. J. A. Afbildninger fra det Kongelige Museum for Nordiske Oldsager i Kjöbenhavn. Copenhagen: Kittendorff & Aagaard, 1854.

Illustrated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

[2] Die Sammlungen des germanischen Museums. Nuremberg: Germanisches Museum, 1868.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 653 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Collection of sagas (1848–49)

March 30, 2017

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The following titles are bound together in four volumes, with the binder’s title “Nordiske oldskrifter saga”:

[1] Vápnfirðinga saga. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1848.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

[2] Tvaer sögur af Gísla Súrssyn. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1849.

Digital version: Google.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1002 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 2112).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 276.


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¶ Dionysius (1546–47 and 1549)

March 29, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Dionysius, of Halicarnassus. Antiquitatum Romanarum lib. X. 2 vols. Paris: Robertus Stephani, 1546–47. [In Greek.]

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 972.

[2] Dionysius, of Halicarnassus. Antiquitatum sive originum Romanarum libri X. Basel: Hieronymus Froben, 1549.


Provenance: John Hayford Thorold. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 394 (sold to Breslauer for £2). — William Mills Ivins. — E. A. Thompson. — Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University (AFJ3218/A OVERSIZE).


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¶ Justinus and Osorius

March 29, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Justinus historicus una cum L. Floro a Philippo Beroaldo correctus. Bologna, impressit Benedetto Faelli, 1505.

[2] Orosius, Paulus. Historiae adversus paganos. Ed. Enea Volpi [Aeneas Vulpes]. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 July 1499.

Reference: ISTC (io00100000).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 739 (sold to Cockerell for £1 12s.). — Douglas Cockerell. — William Inglis Morse (purchased from Cockerell in 1936). — Dalhousie University Libraries (Special Collections PA 6445 J6; Cockerell 28) [acquired from Morse, 1936].


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¶ Adamant (1544), Scot (1523), and Aristotle (1520)

March 27, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Adamant [Adamantius Sophista]. Physiognomonicon. Basel: R. Winter, 1544.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Scot, Michael [Michaelis Scoti]. Phisionomia. Paris: Jean Petit, [1524].

[3] Aristotle. Secreta secretorum. Paris: Galliot du Pré, 1520.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1 (sold to Quaritch for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ St. Albertus Magnus [two works]

March 24, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Albertus Magnus, Saint. Mariale. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1473.]

Reference: ISTC (ia00272000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Albertus Magnus, Saint. De laudibus Mariae. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1473.]

Reference: ISTC (ia00247000).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Cistercians of Furstenfeld. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 113 (sold to Walker for £2 4s.). — Emery Walker. — Casa del Libro, San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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¶ Pedro de Ravena and Hoogstraten

November 30, 2016

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Pedro de Ravena [Petrus Ravennas]. Compendium juris civilis domini doctoris Petri Ravennatis. Cologne: Hermannum Bumgart de Ketwych, 1506.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 82 (£1).

[2] Hoogstraten, Jacobus van. Defensio scholastica pricipum almanie. Cologne: Johann Landen, 1508.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 84 (£1).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 861 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 7s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Rolevinck (1476) and Isidorus Hispalensis (1473)

November 2, 2016

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Rolevinck, Werner [Werner Rolewinck]. Faciculus temporum. [Cologne]: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, 8 November 1476.

Illustrated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 72 (£2). — ISTC (ir00255000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Isidorus Hispalensis. Etymologiae. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, c. 1473.]

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ii00182000).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 526 (sold to Tregaskis for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Bertholdus and Meditationes (1488)

November 1, 2016

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The following titles are bound together. (This copy is in a red pigskin binding; Morris’ other copy, which went through the Sotheby sale and is now unlocated, is bound in old kidskin.)

[1] Bertholdus. Horologium devotionis. [Cologne: Ulrich Zel, c. 1488.]

Illustrated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 78 (£10). — ISTC (ib00503000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 108.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Meditationes de vita et beneficiis Jesu Christi. [Cologne: Ulrich Zel, c. 1488.]

References: ISTC (im00431000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 110.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: Augustus Langdon. — J. Leslie (dealer). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Morgan Library (ChL190) and Morgan Library (ChL190).

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¶ Curio (1559) and Schneeberger (1564)

October 20, 2016

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Two volumes bound together:

[1] Curio, Johannes. Conservandae sanitatis praecepta saluberrima. Frankfurt: Christian Egenolff, 1559.

[2] Schneeberger, Anton. De bona militum valetudine conservanda liber. Krakow: Lazarus Andreae, 1564.


Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, no. 55. — Unlocated.

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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine (1505 and 1516)

August 19, 2016

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The following titles titles, both illustrated, are bound together:

[1] Jacobus, de Voragine. Passionael twinter stuc dat men hiet die guldene legende. Antwerp: Henrick Eckert van Homberch, 1505.

[2] Jacobus, de Voragine. Hier beghint tsomer stuc vanden passionle. Antwerp: Henrick Eckert van Homberch, 1516.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1207 (sold to Leighton for £8). — Charles Fairfax Murray. — Murray sale, Christie, 10 December 1917, lot 452. — Maggs catalogue 395 (1920), no. 533 (£85) [Internet Archive]. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (Typ 530.05.466).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 1b, no. 4 (£8 10s. [?]). — Fairfax Murray Catalogue (German), 2, no. 437. — MS catalogue (2), no. 936 (with two X’s beside it).


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¶ Pontano (1490)

March 1, 2016

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Two books bound together in one volume:

[1] Pontano, Giovanni Gioviano [Johannes Jovianus Pontanus]. De fortitudine. Naples: Mathias Moravus, 15 September 1490.

References: ISTC (ip00918000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 462.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Pontano, Giovanni Gioviano [Johannes Jovianus Pontanus]. De oboedientia. Naples: Mathias Moravus, 25 October 1490.

References: ISTC (ip00920000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 463.


Provenance: Richard Heber. — Cornelius Paine. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1231) [De forititudine, De oboedientia].

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¶ Beroaldo (six tracts)

February 11, 2016

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Six tracts by Philippo Beroaldo [Phillipus Beroaldus] bound together in one volume:

[1] Declamatio ebriosi, scortatoris et aleatoris. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 1499.

References: ISTC (ib00471000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 455.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] De felicitate. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 28 March 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00485000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 544.

[3] De optimo statu et principe. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 10 April 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00488000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 546.

[4] Heptalogos. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 18 December 1498.

References: ISTC (ib00487000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 454.

Digital version: BSB.

[5] Declamatio philosophi, medici, oratoris. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 1 April 1500.

References: ISTC (ib00475000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 545.

[6] Oratio proverbiorum. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 17 December 1499.

References: ISTC (ib00489000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 456.

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: J. P. A. Madden. —Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1215).

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¶ Lapide et al.

February 11, 2016

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The following tracts are bound together in one volume:

[1] Lapide, Johannes (Heynlin) de. Resolutorium dubiorum circa celebrationem missarum occurrentium. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, c. 1495.]

References: ISTC (ij00366000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 265.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Bonaventure, Saint [Saint Bonaventura]. De praeparatione ad missam. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, c. 1500].

References: ISTC (ib00937000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 259.

[3] De utilitate Missae, sive De missa et utilitate eam dicentium. [Rome: Johann Besicken, c. 1505].

References: Morgan Catalogue, no. 267.

[4] Hugh, of Saint-Cher [Hugo de Sancto Caro]. Expositio missae, seu Speculum ecclesiae. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, c. 1490?].

References: ISTC (ih00522000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 260.

Digital version: BSB.

[5] Defectus in Missa occurrentes. [Rome: Johann Besicken, c. 1495.]

References: ISTC (id00133000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 266.

[6] Thomas, Aquinas, Saint. Quaestiones circa confessionem seu Sacramentum poenitentiae. [Rome: Stephan Plannck, c. 1495.]

References: ISTC (it00326000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 257.

[7] Casus papales, episcopales et abbatiales. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, c. 1495.]

References: ISTC (ic00267000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 264.

Digital version: BSB.

[8] Andreas de Escobar. Canones poenitentiales. [Rome: Stephan Plannck, c. 1491–1500.]

References: ISTC (ia00657000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 256.

[9] Roselli, Antonio [Antonius de Rosellis]. De usuris. [Rome: Stephan Plannck, c. 1491–1500.]

References: ISTC (ir00333000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 275.

Digital version: BSB.

[10] Torquemada, Juan de [Johannes de Turrecremata]. De efficacia aquae benedictae. [Rome: Stephan Plannck, c. 1491–1500.]

References: ISTC (it00512000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 258.

Digital version: BSB.

[11] Torquemada, Juan de [Johannes de Turrecremata]. Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae. Rome: Stephan Plannck, 21 August 1498.

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (it00541000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 269. — MS catalogue (2), no. 970, p. 91.

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Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL672).

 

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¶ Two titles (c. 1482–83)

November 9, 2015

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Auslegung der heiligen Messe. [Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, not after 1482.]

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (ia01395000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 177.

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Otto von Passau. Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron. [Strassburg]: Martin Schott, 6 November 1483.

Illustrated.

References: ISTC (io00121000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 52.

Digital version: BSB.

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Provenance: Georg Kloss. — Kloss sale, Sotheby, 7 May 1835, lot 4469 (?). — W. H. S. Studnicke. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library [1, 2] (ChL119).

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¶ Cicero and Erasmus

October 5, 2015

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Four books bound together in one volume:

[1] Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De amicitia. De Senectute. Paradoxa. Strasbourg: Johannis Knobloch and Paulus Getz, November, 1520.

[2] Erasmus, Desiderius. Brevissima maximeque compendiaria confidendarum epistolarum formula. Mainz: Schoeffer, February 1522.

[3] Erasmus, Desiderius. De ratione studii. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, November 1521.

[4] Erasmus, Desiderius. Querela pacis, undique gentium eiectae profligataeque. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, March 1522.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 211 (sold to Downing for £1 13s.). — W. T. Smedley. — Folger Library (Bd.w. PA6304 .L2 1520 Cage).


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¶ Platina (1481) and Eusebius (1506)

June 5, 2015

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The following titles are bound together (with a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell):

[1] Platina [Bartholomaeus Platina]. Vitae pontificum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 11 August 1481.

References: ISTC (ip00769000). — MS catalogue (2), no. 926, p. 93 (with an X beside the title). — Poynter, no. 448.

Digital version: ULD.

[2] Eusebius, of Caesarea. Historia ecclesiastica. Trans. Rufinus, of Aquileia. (With Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.) Hagenau: Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 7 December 1506.

Reference: ISTC (ie00129500).

Digital version: BSB.


Provenance: James Elwin Millard. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 952 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library ([Platina] Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.e.6 (SR) and [Eusebius] (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 4.e.6 (SR)).


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¶ Four titles (1489–1500)

December 9, 2014

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Philippi, Jacobus. Praecordiale devotorum. Basel: [Michael Furter], 16 June 1489

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ip00953000).

Digital version: BSB.

[2] Meditationes de vita et beneficiis Jesu Christ. [Cologne: Johann Landen, c. 1500.]

Reference: ISTC (im00434000).

Digital version: ULD.

[3] Zerbolt, Gerard [Gerardus de Zutphania]. De spiritualibus ascensionibus. [Basel: Johann Amerbach and Johann Petri de Langendorff, not after 1489.]

Reference: ISTC (ig00177000).

Digital version: BSB.

[4] Bertholdus. Horologium devotionis. Cologne: Johann Landen, [c. 1498].

Illustrated.

Reference: ISTC (ib00507000).

Digital version: ULD.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 813 (sold to Sotheran for £22). — Unlocated.


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¶ Four titles (1499–1508)

July 30, 2014

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Nicolaus, de Lovanio, ed. Minorica elucidativa. Paris: [André Bocard], for Jean Petit, and Jean Alexandre and Charles de Bougne at Angers, 22 March 1499.

Reference: ISTC (im00589000).

[2] Petrus, de Cruce. Preclarissimum opus antiminorica vocatum. Venice: [25 June 1505].

[3] Ludovicus de la Turre. Appologia deffensoria fratum Minorum de Observantia. Antwerp: [H. Eckert van Homberch], [c. 1508?].

[4]  Cultrificis, Englebertus. Defensorium et declaratio privilegiorum fratrum mendicantium. Delft: Henric Pietersz Lettersnijder, 1508.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 16 (sold to Tregaskis for £3). — Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Netherlands: [1] (KW 231 J 46 [1]); [2] (KW 229 J 52); [3] (KW 231 J 46 [3]); [4] (KW 225 H 65 [4]).


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