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¶ Colonna — Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499)

May 5, 2016

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Colonna, Francesco [Franciscus Columna]. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, for Leonardus Crassus, December 1499.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Edward Burne-Jones (presentation inscription of Morris). — Howard J. Sachs. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (Typ Inc 5574) [gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs].

References: ISTC ( ic00767000). — Walsh, James E. A Catalogue of the Fifteenth-Century Printed Books in the Harvard University Library. 5 vols. Binghamton, N.Y.: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1991–97. (See no. 2686.)

Digital version: Library of Congress.

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¶ Gower — Confessio amantis (1554)

November 2, 2015

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Gower, John. Confessio amantis. London: Thomas Berthelette, 12 March 1554.

Provenance: Daines Barrington. — W. H. Ireland. — Morris (purchased for £4 14s. 6d.). — Edward Burne Jones (presentation inscription from Morris, 1884). — James Burleigh. — Donald and Mary Hyde. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (*2003J-FGY21).

References: ESTC (S120946). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 10v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 82 (with three X’s beside it).

Digital version: EEBO.

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¶ Boccaccio — De claris mulieribus (1539)

August 26, 2014

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. Joannis Boccatii de Certaldo insigne opus De claris mulieribus. Bern: Mathias Apiarius, 1539.

Illustrated. Presentation copy from Edward Burne-Jones to Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 194 (sold to Bain for £21). — Princeton University Library (3123.327.1539).

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 17 (£1 10s.).


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¶ Morris — Well at the world’s end (1896)

May 17, 2014

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Morris, William. The well at the world’s end. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 909 (sold to Ward for £9 15s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography A39.

Digital version: Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf.


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¶ Morris — Life and death of Jason (1895)

May 2, 2014

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Morris, William. The life and death of Jason, a poem. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895.

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 908 (sold to Ward for £6 15s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography A34.


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¶ Bell — Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1892)

April 10, 2014

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Bell, Malcolm. Sir Edward Burne-Jones: a record and a review. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1892.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 254 (sold to Downing for £2 6s.). — Unlocated.


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