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¶ Macrobius — Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis (1550)

November 14, 2017

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Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis. Lyons: S. Gryphius, 1550.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 630 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions, 10 March 1939, no. 153 (£38). — McLeish catalogue 121, 19 May 1939, no. 226. — William Foot Walker. — York Minster (Old Library O X.H.7) [gift from Walker, 1993].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 69 (with three X’s next to the title).

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¶ Rampegolo — Figurarum Biblie (1511)

November 1, 2017

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Rampegolo, Antonio [Antonius Rampigollis]. Figurarum Biblie opus conducibile et perutile. Cologne: [Cornelius von Zierickzee], 1511.

Illustrated. The date given in the Sotheby catalogue is 1505, but we cannot find such an edition and have listed the 1511 edition instead.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 819 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 226 (sold to Eiseman for £2 ). — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 7b, no. 81 (10s.) — MS catalogue (2), no. 981.

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

January 5, 2017

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Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico. Opus regale in quo continentur infrascripta opuscula. [Lyon]: Johanne de Vingle, 1508.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1091 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £8 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 229 (sold to Eiseman for £ 4 15s.) — Newberry Library (Wing ZP 539 .V784).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 790 (with one X beside it).


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¶ Quincuplex Psalterium (1513)

November 28, 2016

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Quincuplex Psalterium. Paris: Henricus Stephanus, 1513.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 974 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 239 (sold to Cleverdon for £ 1 12s.). — Cleverdon. — Unlocated.


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¶ Psalterium (1516)

May 19, 2016

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Psalterium Hebraeum, Graecum, Arabicum, & Chaldaecum. Genoa: Petrus Paulus Porrus, 1516.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 975 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 235 (sold to Eiseman for £ 7 5s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Vivaldi — De Contritionis veritate aureum opus (1513)

April 28, 2016

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Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico [Joannes Ludovicus Vivaldus]. De Contritionis veritate aureum opus. Hagenau: Rynman, 1513.

The structure of binding suggests that it may have once included a slender pamphlet (no longer present).

Provenance: Benedictine monastery of Tegernsee (Bavaria). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1093 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 230 (sold to Eiseman for £1 12s.). — Lee Library, Brigham Young University (Vault Collection 282.01 Vi83d 1513).

Digital copy: Internet Archive (Morris’s copy).


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¶ Guillermus — Postilla (1505)

August 8, 2014

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Guillermus, Parisiensis. Postilla siue expositio epistolarum [et] evangeliorum dominicalium. Leiden: Claudius Davost, 1505.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 473 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned] . — Wellcome auctions (1), lot 231 (sold to Eiseman for £ 2 15s.). — Unlocated.


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