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¶ St. Paul — Epistles (11th century?)

September 25, 2017

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Paul, Saint. Epistles.

Illuminated manuscript. 11th century? 164 leaves.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 513 (sold to Quaritch for £23). — Laurence Hodson. — Hodson sale, Sotheby, 3 December 1906, lot 188 (sold to Cockerell for £33). — Sydney Cockerell. — Unlocated.

Reference: Schoenberg (SDBM_40006).


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¶ Federigo da Venezia — Commentary on the Apocalypse (late 14th century) [MS]

September 15, 2017

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Federigo da Venezia. Commentary on the Apocalypse.

Illuminated manuscript. Venice, late 14th century. 168 leaves.

Provenance: Convent San Pietro, Padua. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 126 (sold to Bain for £40). — Hoepli catalogue, 1937. — W. S. Kundig catalogue 95, 23 June 1948, no. 9. — Parke-Bernet, 29 November 1948, lot 327. — Sotheby, 4 April 1949, lot 192. — William A. Foyle. — Foyle sale, Christie, part 1, 11 July 2000, lot 23. — Librairie Thomas-Scheler, December 2001, no. 1. — Jörn Günther Rare Books catalogue, 2003, no. 10. — Librairie Thomas-Scheler (New York Antiquarian Book Fair), 20 April 2006, no. 16. — Jörn Günther Rare Books catalogue 10, 2011, no. 16 (350,00 Swiss francs). — Jörn Günther Rare Books catalogue 12, 2011, no. 6 (412,500 Swiss francs). — Unlocated.

Reference: Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_2220).


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¶ Bible (c. 1250) [MS]

September 15, 2017

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Bible.

Illuminated manuscript. Northern French, c. 1250. 480 leaves

Provenance: Percy Smythe, Lord Strangford. — Smythe sale, Sotheby, 12 August 1831, lot 460. — Edward Hailstone. — Hailstone sale, Sotheby, 23 April 1891, lot 343. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 86 (sold to Pickering for £91). — Laurence W. Hodson. — Hodson sale, Sotheby, 3 December 1906, lot 46 (sold to Quaritch for £235). — Quaritch catalogue 259, November 1907, no. 2. — C. W. Dyson Perrins. — Dyson Perrins sale, Sotheby, 1 December 1959, lot 60. — John Roland Abbey. — Abbey sale, Sotheby, 1 December 1970, lot 2866. — Quaritch catalogue 933, 11 June 1973, no. 26 (£14,000). — Van Gendt, 20 March 1978, lot 1730. — Sotheby, 1 December 1987, lot 28 (sold for £170, 595). — Eric Korner. — Korner sale, Sotheby, 19 June 1990, lot 81. — Jörn Günther Rare Books, 1997, lot 2. — Unlocated.

Reference: Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_430).


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¶ Saga pess haloflega Herra Olafs Tryggvasonar (1689–90)

August 22, 2017

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Saga pess haloflega Herra Olafs Tryggvasonar Noregs Kongs. 2 vols. Skálholt, Iceland: H. Kruse, 1689–90.

The publication date in the Sotheby catalogue (1739) is an apparent error.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 901 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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Bibliographica

June 29, 2017

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Bibliographica.

Periodical (London, 1895–97). Morris owned parts 2 and 4, 1895 (two copies).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 93 (part; sold to Chadwick for £1 17s.). — Unlocated.


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Transactions of the Bibliographical Society

June 29, 2017

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Transactions of the Bibliographical Society.

Periodical (London, 1892–1919). Morris owned vol. 2 and vol. 3 (part 1).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 93 (part; sold to Chadwick for £1 17s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Aspland — Golden legend (1878)

June 28, 2017

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Aspland, Alfred, ed. The golden legend. A reproduction from a copy in the Manchester Free Library. Holbein Society’s facsimile reprints. London: printed for the Holbein Society by Wyman & Sons, 1878.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 484 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Aspland — Fall of man (1870)

June 28, 2017

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Aspland, Alfred, ed. Fall of man. Holbein Society’s facsimile reprints. Manchester: A. Brothers for the Holbein Society, 1876.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 484 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Rylands — Ars moriendi (1881)

June 28, 2017

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Rylands, W. Harry, ed. The ars moriendi (editio princeps, circa 1450): a reproduction of the copy in the British Museum. Holbein Society’s facsimile reprints. London: printed for the Holbein Society by Wyman, 1881.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 484 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Skýrslur og reikningar (1858–75)

June 27, 2017

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Skýrslur og reikningar, félagatal. Reykjavik: Íslenzka bókmenntafélag, 1858–75.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 451 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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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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¶ Lemaire de Belges — Illustrations de Gaule et singularitez de Troye (1533)

June 9, 2017

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Lemaire de Belges, Jean. Le premier [-tiers] livre des illustrations de Gaule et singularitez de Troye. 3 vols. Paris: Ambroise Girault libraire, 1533.

Illustrated. The second and third volumes are entitled Le traicte de la difference des scismes et des concilles de leglise and L’epistre du roy a Hector de Troye respectively, but the three volumes seem also to have been issued separately.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 661 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 16s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — H. P. Kraus. — Kraus inventory sale, Sotheby (New York), 4 December 2003, lot 85. — Unlocated.


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¶ Payne — Alaeddin and the enchanted lamp (1889)

June 9, 2017

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Payne, John, trans. Alaeddin and the enchanted lamp; Zein ul Asnam and the king of the Jinn. London: printed for the Villon Society, 1889.

Provenance: Morris. — Sotheby 1898, lot 13 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £10 15s.).— Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 622.


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¶ Life of Robert Owen: appendix (1858)

June 8, 2017

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The life of Robert Owen: a supplementary appendix. London: Effingham Wilson, 1858.

Supplement to the first volume of Owen’s Life (1857), with a series of reports, addresses, memorials, and other documents referred to in that volume.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 516.

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¶ Sturluson — Edda Snorra Sturlusonar (1875)

June 8, 2017

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Sturluson, Snorri. Edda Snorra Sturlusonar. Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1875.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 448 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned] — Unlocated.


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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).

Digital version: BSB.

[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).

Digital version: BSB.

[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).

Digital version: BSB.

[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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¶ Suetonius — Omnia quam antehac emendatiora (1533)

June 2, 2017

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Suetonius. Omnia quam antehac emendatiora. Annotationes Des. Erasmi & Egnatii cognitu dignae. Basel: Froben and Episcopius, July 1533.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 924 (with two X’s next to the title).

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¶ Thackeray — Virginians (1873)

June 2, 2017

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Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Virginians: a tale of the last century. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1873.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 568.

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¶ Ekkehard — Waltharius (1876)

June 2, 2017

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Ekkehard I, Dean of St. Gall. Waltharius: lateinisches Gedicht des zehnten Jahrhunderts. Stuttgart: Adolf Bonz 1876.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 545.

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¶ Collection of fifty-one fine large lithographs (n.d.)

May 31, 2017

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A collection of fifty-one fine large lithographs by Strixner of celebrated pictures by Old Masters in the Royal Gallery of Munich.

The Munich Gallery issued several such collections in the nineteenth century; since this is undated in the Sotheby catalogue, we cannot identify it more precisely.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 910 (sold to Tregaskis for £3 3s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Richter — Christenfreude in Lied und Bild (1855)

May 31, 2017

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Richter, Ludwig. Christenfreude in Lied und Bild. Leipzig: Wigand, 1855.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 496.

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¶ Grapaldi — De partibus aedium (1506)

May 29, 2017

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Grapaldi, Francisco Mario [Marius Grapaldus]. De partibus aedium. Parma: Franciscus Ugoletus, 1506.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 469 (sold to Tregaskis for £5 10s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 18 September 1899, no. 190 (£9 17s. 6d.). — George Dunn. — E. P. Goldschmidt. — J. R. Abbey. — Abbey sale, Sotheby, 19–21 June 1967, part 3, lot 1877. — Unlocated.


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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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¶ Worsaae — Industrial arts of Denmark (1882)

May 29, 2017

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Worsaae, Jens Jacob. The industrial arts of Denmark from the earliest times to the Danish conquest of England. South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks. London: Chapman and Hall, 1882.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 519.

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¶ Hildebrand — Industrial arts of Scandinavia (1883)

May 24, 2017

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Hildebrand, Hans. The industrial arts of Scandinavia in the pagan time. South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks. London: Chapman and Hall, 1883.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 520.

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¶ Galton — Art of travel (1860)

May 24, 2017

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Galton, Sir Francis. The art of travel, or shifts and contrivances available in wild countries. 3rd ed. London: John Murray, 1860.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 513.

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¶ Vecellio — Gioiello della corona per le nobili et virtuose donne (1601)

May 23, 2017

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Vecellio, Cesare. Gioiello della corona per le nobili et virtuose donne. Libro quarto. Venice: appresso Cesare Vecellio, 1601.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 522.

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¶ Kropotkine — Paroles d’un révolté (1885)

May 23, 2017

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Kropotkine, Pierre. Paroles d’un révolté. Paris: C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, [1885].

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 521.

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¶ Pajot des Charmes — L’art du blanchiment (1798)

May 23, 2017

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Pajot des Charmes, C. L’art du blanchiment des toiles, fils et cotons de tout genre, rendu plus facile et plus général, au moyen des nouvelles découvertes. Paris: A. J. Dugour et Durand, 1798.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 517.

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¶ Japanese and Chinese picture books

May 22, 2017

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Japanese and Chinese picture books.

A lot containing 21 books, with the titles not listed.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 455 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Three Japanese woodcut books

May 22, 2017

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Three Japanese woodcut books.

Titles not specified.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 527.

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¶ Bibliotheca Sunderlandia (1881?)

May 22, 2017

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Bibliotheca Sunderlandia: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim library . . . to be sold by auction by Messrs. Puttick and Simpson. 6 parts. London: printed by G. Norman and Son, [1881?–1883].

Morris owned the catalogue of the first sale, 1–12 December 1881.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 543.

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¶ Malon — Histoire du socialisme (1879)

May 22, 2017

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Malon, Benoît. Histoire du socialisme, depuis ses origines probables jusqu’a nos jours. Lugano: F. Veladini, 1879.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 530.

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¶ Advielle — Histoire de Gracchus Babeuf (1884)

May 22, 2017

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Advielle, Victor. Histoire de Gracchus Babeuf et du babouvisme d’après de nombreux documents inédits. 2 vols. Paris: Chez l’auteur, 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 524.

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¶ Homer — Iliad (1841)

May 17, 2017

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Homer. The first six books of Homer’s Iliad, with an interpaged translation. London: printed for Taylor and Walton, 1841.

The MS catalogue (2) identifies this only as an edition of the Iliad published in London in 1841; we think this is the most likely candidate, though the MS catalogue also specifies that it is two volumes. The second volume may refer to the second edition of The first six books of Virgil’s Aeneid, with an interpaged translation, issued in a similar format by the same publisher in 1841.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 567.

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¶ Bourges — Description des monuments de Paris (1878)

May 17, 2017

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Bourges, Isaac de. Description des monuments de Paris. Ed. Valentin Dufour. Paris: A. Quantin, 1878.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 559.

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¶ Catalogue of the India Museum

May 17, 2017

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“Catalogue of the India Museum. South Kensington Museums.”

This is how the entry is phrased in the MS catalogue (2) (see below), but the identity of the book is not clear, because the South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert) issued a number of catalogues relating to the India Museum (at least two of which Morris owned). The most likely title is probably India Museum: inventory of the collection of examples of Indian art and manufactures transferred to the South Kensington Museum (London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for H.M. Stationery Office, 1880).

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 555.

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¶ Mayeux — La composition décorative (1885)

May 17, 2017

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Mayeux, Henri. La composition décorative. Bibliothèque de l’enseignment des beaux-arts. Paris: May & Molleroz, 1885.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 555.


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¶ Magnússon — Three northern love stories (1875)

May 10, 2017

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Magnússon, Eiríkir, and William Morris, trans. Three northern love stories, and other tales. London: Ellis & White, 1875.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 472 (part; bought in for £2 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Spagnoli — De peccatis (1507)

May 9, 2017

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Spagnoli, Giovanni Battista [Baptista Spagnuoli Mantuanus]. De peccatis. Paris: Robert de Gourmont for Denis Roce, 1507.

We have so far been unable to identify this book. Roce published several works by Spagnoli in 1507 but none with the title De peccatis.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 671 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 154 (with two X’s beside it).


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¶ Rogers — Buddhaghosha’s parables (1870)

May 9, 2017

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Rogers, Henry Thomas, trans. Buddhaghosha’s parables. London: Trübner, 1870.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 851.

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¶ Speed — Historie of Great Britaine (1623)

May 8, 2017

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Speed, John. The historie of Great Britaine under the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. London: printed by John Beale for George Humble, 1623.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1). — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (S121976). — MS catalogue 1, fol. 14v (where the date is mistakenly given as 1603).

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¶ Morris — Roots of the mountains (1890)

May 5, 2017

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Morris, William. The roots of the mountains. London: Reeves and Turner, 1890.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 771.

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¶ Letourneau — La sociologie d’après l’ethnographie (1884)

May 5, 2017

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Letourneau, Charles. La sociologie d’après l’ethnographie. 2nd ed. Paris: C. Reinwald, 1884.

This title must remain conjectural, because in the MS catalogue (2) it is rendered as “Etudes sociales etc. par le dr. Charles Le Tournot.”

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 662.

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¶ Quaritch catalogue (1868)

May 4, 2017

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A general catalogue of books arranged in classes, offered for sale by Bernard Quaritch. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 839.

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¶ Boodt — Florum (1640)

May 4, 2017

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Boodt, Anselm Boece de. Florum, herbarum, ac fructuum selectiorum icones, & vires pleraeque hactenus ignotae. Bruges: Jean Baptiste and Luc Kerchove, 1640.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 577 (with three X’s next to it).

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¶ Martinet — Planches enluminées d’histoire naturelle (1765–83?)

May 3, 2017

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Martinet, François Nicolas. Planches enluminées d’histoire naturelle. 7 vols. [Paris?, 1765–1783?]

Illustrated. Morris apparently owned only 5 volumes of the set.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 674.

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¶ Aelian — Varia historia (1701)

May 2, 2017

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Aelian [Claudius Aelianus]. Varia historia. 2 vols. Leiden: Johannem du Vivie and Isaacum Severinum, 1701.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 766.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Gregory IX — Decretales (1473)

April 20, 2017

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Gregory [Gregorius] IX, Pope. Decretales, cum glossa. Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 23 November 1473.

Provenance: Carthusians, Nuremberg. — Christian Gottlieb Schwarz. — Saxon Royal Library, Dresden. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 564 (sold to Maggs for £8 15s.) — George Dunn. — Dunn sale, Sotheby, 26 November 1917, lot 3207. — Herschel V. Jones. — Parke-Bernet, 28 January 1947, lot 54. — Carrie Estelle Doheny. — St. John’s Seminary (Camarillo, Calif.). — Doheny sale, Christie (New York), 22 October 1987, lot 11. — Dr. Martin Schøyen. — Schøyen sale, Sotheby, 12 December 1991, lot 25. — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ig00447000).

Digital version: BSB.


Sotheby 1898:

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¶ Polain — Les vrayes chroniques (1850)

April 18, 2017

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Polain, M. “Les vrayes chroniques.” Archives historiques et littéraires du nord de la France et du midi de la Belgique 1 (1 January 1850): 268.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 864.

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