Tag Archives: University of Illinois Library

¶ Plutarch — Illustrium viorum vitae (1521)

January 6, 2015

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Plutarch [Plutarchus]. Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi: illustrium virorum vit[a]e. Ed. Gerardus Vercellanus. Paris: Nicolas Des Prez, 1521.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 962 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — University of Illinois Library (Q. 881 P6l.Lv1521).


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¶ Badius — Constitutiones (1504)

January 6, 2015

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Badius, Josse. Constitutiones legitime seu legatine regionis anglicane. [Paris]: Wulfgangi Hopilii and Joannis Confluentini, 13 September 1504.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 922 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — University of Illinois Library (IUQ01601).


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¶ Terence’s comedies (1745)

January 6, 2015

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Terence. Terence’s comedies. 2 vols. London: printed for J. Oswald, 1745.

Parallel Latin and English texts, “the whole adapted to the capacities of youth at school.”

Provenance: George Pochin. — K. Foster. — Morris (purchased for 7s. 6d.). — University of Illinois Library (Baldwin 1148).

References: ESTC (T137484). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 15.

Digital version: ECCO.

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¶ Chronicles of England (c. 1486)

December 6, 2014

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Chronicles of England. [London: William de Machlinia, c. 1486.]

Provenance: Morris. — [Not in 1898 catalogue?] — C. W. Dyson Perrins. — Stonehill. — University of Illinois Library (Incunabula 942 C4681486) [purchased from Stonehill, 14 January 1949].

References: ESTC (S121384). — ISTC (ic00480000).

Digital version: EEBO.

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¶ Caesar — Commentariorum (1561)

July 29, 2014

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Caesar, Julius. C. Julii Caesari Commentariorum libri VIII. Ed. Henricus Glareanus. Basil: Nikolas Brylinger [Nicolaum Bryling], 1561.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — 1898 catalogue, lot 199 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — University of Illinois Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (871 C21561).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 66 (10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 51 (with three X’s next to it).


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¶ Fernández — Honour of chivalry (1671)

July 3, 2014

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Fernández, Jerónimo. The honour of chivalry, or, The famous and delectable history of Don Bellianis of Greece. 3 parts. London: printed by Thomas Johnson for Francis Kirkman, 1671.

“Given me,” according to MS catalogue (1).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 85 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — University of Illinois Library (Wing K633A).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 48b (no price). — ESTC (R26426) [parts 1–2]. — ESTC (R213602) [part 2].— MS catalogue (1), fol. 13. — MS catalogue (2), no. 25 (with three X’s beside it).

Digital version: EEBO.


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