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¶ Bibliotheca hispana (1895)

February 6, 2017

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Bibliotheca hispana: a catalogue of books in Castilian, Catalan, Portuguese, or otherwise of Spanish interest. London: Bernard Quaritch, February 1895.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 872 [?] (part; sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR) YHH.B.35).

Digital version: Internet Archive (Morris copy).

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¶ Borrow — Zincali (1869)

March 20, 2015

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Borrow, George. The Zincali: an account of the Gypsies of Spain. London: John Murray, 1869.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 116.

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¶ Vega — Works (1823)

January 26, 2015

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Vega, Gracilasso de la. The works. London: Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823.

With a critical and historical essay on Spanish poetry and a life of the author by J. H. Wiffen.

Provenance: J.W.M. (1824). — C. Coan, Jr. (1877). — Morris. — Richard Bennett (?). — Sotheby 1898 (?). — James William Ellsworth. — Rosenbach Library (C2 .G216.en).

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¶ Griggs — Portfolio of . . . art (1881–91)

December 9, 2014

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Griggs, W., comp. Portfolio of . . . art. London: [South Kensington Museum], 1881–91.

A series issued periodically with slightly varying titles. Morris owned the following: Indian art (12 of 27 numbers), French art (10 of 12 numbers), Spanish art (3 of 16 numbers), Swedish art (4 of 5 numbers), and two others.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 968 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Maqqarī — Mohammedan dynasties in Spain (1840–43)

November 6, 2014

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Maqqarī, Ahmad ibn Muhammad. The history of the Mohammedan dynasties in Spain. Trans. Pascal de Gayangos. 2 vols. London: printed for the Oriental Translation Fund and sold by W. H. Allen & Co., 1840–43.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1 15s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 697 (sold to Bain for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 13v.— MS catalogue (2), no. 492.

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¶ de la Gama — Copilacion (1503)

August 25, 2014

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Gama, Juan Fernández de la, ed. Copilacion de los establecimientos de la orde la cavalleria de Santiago de Espada. Seville: Johannes Pegnicer de Nuremberga, 1503.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 998 (sold to Leighton for £6). — Unlocated.


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¶ Lozano y Anaya — Antigüedades árabes de España (1804)

August 11, 2014

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Lozano y Anaya, José. Antigüedades árabes de España. Madrid, 1804.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 768 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 4s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Fortnum — Catalogue of the maiolica (1873)

May 9, 2014

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Fortnum, C. Drury E. A descriptive catalogue of the maiolica, Hispano-Moresco, Persian, Damascus and Rhodian wares in the South Kensington Museum, with historical notices, marks and monograms. London: published for the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council in Education by Chapman & Hall, 1873.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1014 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


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¶ Catalogue of the art objects of Spanish production (1872)

May 9, 2014

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Classified and descriptive catalogue of the art objects of Spanish production in the South Kensington Museum. London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1872.

With an introduction and notes by Juan F. Riaño.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1014 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

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¶ Irving — Conquest of Granada (1829)

April 5, 2014

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Irving, Washington. A chronicle of the conquest of Granda, from the MSS. of Fray Antonio Agapida. 2 vols. London: John Murray, 1829.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 239 (part; sold to Ridler for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.

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