Tag Archives: Wellcome Library

¶ Livy — Decades tres cum dimidia (1539)

March 27, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Livy — Decades tres cum dimidia (1539)

Livy [Titus Livius]. Decades tres cum dimidia. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1539.

Provenance: Thomas Davies. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 759 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Stanford University Library (Rare Books KB1539 .L5 F).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 358 (with two X’s next to it).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–95)

March 9, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–95)

Morris, William, and Eiríkr Magnússon, trans. The saga library. 5 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891–95.

Large paper. A sixth volume was published in 1896, the year of Morris’s death.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 837 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 3s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Digital version: Internet Archive [vol. 1, vol. 2, vol. 3].


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Tapissier (1771?)

March 7, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Tapissier (1771?)

Tapissier, contenant dix-huit planches, à cause de quatre doubles. [Paris, 1771?]

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1147 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Hirth — Formenschatz (1879–1911)

March 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Hirth — Formenschatz (1879–1911)

Hirth, Georg. Der Formenschatz der Renaissance. Leipzig: Georg Hirth, 1879–1911.

Periodical. Illustrated. Morris owned nos. 11–20.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 302 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 8s.). —Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Munch — Fagrskinna (1847)

March 3, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Munch — Fagrskinna (1847)

Munch, P. A., and others, eds. Fagrskinna. Kortfattet norsk konge-saga fra slutningen af det tolfte eller begyndelsen af det trettende aarhundrede. Christiania: Trykt hos P.T. Malling, 1847.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 840 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated. [The Wellcome Library owns a copy of this book, but there are no indications that it was in Morris’s collection.]

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 914.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Schmidt — Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder (1877)

February 28, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Schmidt — Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder (1877)

Schmidt, Bernhard, ed. and trans. Griechische Märchen, Sagen und Volkslieder. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1877.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1006 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 ZEY.AA1) [no Morris book label].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 906.

Digital version: Google.


Sotheby 1898:

image

Continue reading...

¶ Rosselini — Monumenti (1836)

February 28, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Rosselini — Monumenti (1836)

Rosellini, Ippolito. I monumenti dell’Egitto e della Nubia disegnati dalla spedizione scientifico-letteraria toscana in Egitto. 9 vols. Pisa: Presso N. Capurro e c., 1832–44.

Morris apparently owned an incomplete set without the plates.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1006 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Vetusta monumenta (1767–1906)

February 27, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Vetusta monumenta (1767–1906)

Vetusta monumenta: quae ad rerum britannicarum memoriam conservandam. 7 vols. London: Society of Antiquaries, 1767–1906.

Morris owned vol. 6, plates 18–25; and vol. 7, parts 1–2, plates 1–10.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1188 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Thorsteinsson — Sturlúnga-saga (1817–20)

February 21, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Thorsteinsson — Sturlúnga-saga (1817–20)

Thorsteinsson, B., ed. Sturlúnga-saga, edr, Islendínga-saga hin mikla. 4 vols. in 1. Copenhagen: Thorsteini Einarssyni Rangel, 1817–18[20].

Inscribed by Joní Jonssyní.

Provenance: Joní Jonssyní (?). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1052 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1997 317).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 887.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Verelius — Hervarar saga (1672)

February 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Verelius — Hervarar saga (1672)

Verelius, Olof. Hervarar saga på gammal götska med Olai Vereli vttolkning och notis. Uppsala: Henricus Curio, 1672.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1185 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Ovid — Metamorphoses (1509)

February 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Ovid — Metamorphoses (1509)

Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Metamorphoses. Venice: Georgio Rusconi, 1509.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 928 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 6s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Claremont Colleges Library (Special Collections PA6519 .M2 1509).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Müntz — La tapisserie (1884?)

February 14, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Müntz — La tapisserie (1884?)

Müntz, Eugène. La tapisserie. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884?].

Illustrated.

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


Sotheby 1898:

image

Continue reading...

¶ Martha — Manuel d’archéologie étrusque et romaine (1884)

February 14, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Martha — Manuel d’archéologie étrusque et romaine (1884)

Martha, Jules. Manuel d’archéologie étrusque et romaine. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884].

Illustrated.

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


Sotheby 1898:

image

Continue reading...

¶ Lecoy de la Marche —Les manuscrits et la miniature (1884?)

February 14, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Lecoy de la Marche —Les manuscrits et la miniature (1884?)

Lecoy de la Marche, Albert. Les manuscrits et la miniature. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1884?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 41 (part; sold to Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 YHBAL).


Sotheby 1898:

image

Continue reading...

¶ Gerspach — La mosaïque (1881)

February 14, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Gerspach — La mosaïque (1881)

Gerspach, [Edouard]. La mosaïque. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1881].

Illustrated.

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


Sotheby 1898:

image

Continue reading...

¶ Babelon — Manuel d’archéologie orientale (1888)

February 14, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Babelon — Manuel d’archéologie orientale (1888)

Babelon, Ernest. Manuel d’archéologie orientale. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des Beaux-Arts. Paris: A. Quantin, [1888].

Illustrated.

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


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Guðmundsson — Íslendínga sögur (1829–30)

February 13, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Guðmundsson — Íslendínga sögur (1829–30)

Guðmundsson, Þorgeir, and Þorsteinn Helgason, eds. Íslendínga sögur. 2 vols. Copenhagen: S. L. Moller, 1829–30.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 841 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (2000 2121).

Digital versions: HathiTrust.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Thorkelin — Eyrbyggia-saga (1787)

February 13, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Thorkelin — Eyrbyggia-saga (1787)

Thorkelin, G. J., ed. and trans. Eyrbyggia-saga, sive, Eyranorum historia. Copenhagen: A. F. Steinii for P. F. de Suhm, 1787.

Provenance: Paul Riant, Comte de Riant. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 895 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Walter Emery. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1996 +101).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 901.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Abrahamson — Udvalgte danske viser fra middelalderen (1812–14)

February 8, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Abrahamson — Udvalgte danske viser fra middelalderen (1812–14)

Abrahamson, W. H. F., ed. Udvalgte danske viser fra middelalderen. 5 vols. in 2. Copenhagen: J. F. Schultz, 1812–14.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 269.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Skírnir (1827– )

February 8, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Skírnir (1827– )

Skírnir; tídindi hins Ískenzka Bókmentafèlags. Reykjavík : Íslenska Bokmentafélag, 1827– .

Morris owned 1852–1875 (not including 1873).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 450 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Quaritch catalogue (1891)

February 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Quaritch catalogue (1891)

A catalogue of Bibles, liturgies, church history, and theology. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 872 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. 2 (RMR) ZFGB.B).

Digital version: Internet Archive (Morris copy).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Bibliotheca hispana (1895)

February 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Bibliotheca hispana (1895)

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).

Continue reading...

¶ Fulhame — Essay on combustion (1794)

February 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Fulhame — Essay on combustion (1794)

Fulhame, Mrs. An essay on combustion, with a view to a new art of dying and painting. Wherein the phlogistic and antiphlogistic hypotheses are proven erroneous. London: printed for the author by J. Cooper, 1794.

On creating goldwork cloth.

Provenance: James Louth, Jr. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, unknown lot (sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library.

Digital version: Internet Library (Morris copy).

Continue reading...

¶ Valturio — De re militari (1532)

January 27, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Valturio — De re militari (1532)

Valturio, Roberto [Robertus Valturius]. De re militari libri XII. Paris: Chrestien Wechel, 1532

Illustrated. There is an illegible signature of a previous owner, dated 1832, on a flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1184 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Boston Public Library (Bowditch Collection, Rare Book Department; not in online catalogue).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Bidpai — Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch (1539)

January 26, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Bidpai — Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch (1539)

Bidpai. Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch. Strassburg: Jakob Frölich, 1539

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 947 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 860/D ).

Digital copy: Internet Archive (Morris copy).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 403 (with two X’s next to it).

Image.png


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Spruner von Merz — Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas (1854–55)

January 25, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Spruner von Merz — Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas (1854–55)

Spruner von Merz, Karl. Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas. 3 vols. Gotha: J. Perthes, 1854–55.

Morris may have owned only vol. 1 (1855).

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1136 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Solanus — Concordiae pharmacopolarum Barcinonensium (1535)

January 25, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Solanus — Concordiae pharmacopolarum Barcinonensium (1535)

Solanus, Narcissus, Secundus. Concordiae pharmacopolarum Barcinonensium in medicinis compositis. Barcelona : P. Monpezat, 1535.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Biblioteca de Salva. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1125 (sold to Thomson for £8 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 5999/D).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Fornmanna sögur (1825–37)

January 19, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Fornmanna sögur (1825–37)

Fornmanna sögur. 12 vols. Copenhagen: Prentaðar hjá H. F. Popp [etc.], 1825–37.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 842 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Egilsson — Odysseifs-kvæði (1853)

January 19, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Egilsson — Odysseifs-kvæði (1853)

Egilsson, Sveinbjörn, trans. Odysseifs-kvæði. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Mölle, 1853.

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


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Etoffes (n.d.)

January 18, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Etoffes (n.d.)

Etoffes: extrait de l’art pour tous. Paris: Morel, n.d.

Illustrated: 65 plates in a portfolio.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 517 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 6s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 341.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Melstað — Nýja sagan (1868–83)

January 18, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Melstað — Nýja sagan (1868–83)

Melstað, Páll. Nýja sagan. 2 vols. Reykjavik: 1868–83.

Morris appears to have owned an incomplete set.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 447 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Antiquarisk tidsskrift

January 17, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Antiquarisk tidsskrift

Antiquarisk tidsskrift. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Journal. Morris owned the volumes for 1843–60.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Schmidt — Die Frühesten und Seltensten denkmale des Holz- und metallschnitte (n.d.)

January 17, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Schmidt — Die Frühesten und Seltensten denkmale des Holz- und metallschnitte (n.d.)

Schmidt, M. Die Frühesten und Seltensten denkmale des Holz- und metallschnitte. 3 parts in 2. Nuremberg: S. Soldan, n.d.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1107 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. G. O/S 2 40).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie (1838–53)

January 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie (1838–53)

Annaler for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie. Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist.

Morris owned the volumes for 1838, 1839, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1853.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 446 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 11s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Philostratus — Philostratou eis ton Apollōniou tou Tyaneōs bion biblia octō (1501–02)

January 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Philostratus — Philostratou eis ton Apollōniou tou Tyaneōs bion biblia octō (1501–02)

Philostratus, Flavius. Philostratou eis ton Apollōniou tou Tyaneōs bion biblia octō. Trans. Alamanno Rinuccini. Venice: Aldus Manutius, March 1501–February 1502.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 945 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4999/D).:

Digital version: EEB.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Quentel — Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster (1882)

January 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Quentel — Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster (1882)

Quentel, Peter. Musterbuch für Ornamente und Stickmuster. Leipzig: K. W. Hiersemann, [1882].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 876 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Kristni-Saga (1773)

January 16, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Kristni-Saga (1773)

Kristni-Saga. Copenhagen: Godiche, 1773.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 851 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 910.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Brunet — Manuel du libraire (1814)

January 12, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Brunet — Manuel du libraire (1814)

Brunet, Jacques-Charles. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres. 2nd ed. 4 vols. Paris: L’auteur, 1814.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1039 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 39.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Delormoi — L’art de faire les Indiennes (1780)

January 12, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Delormoi — L’art de faire les Indiennes (1780)

Delormois, M. L’art de faire les Indiennes. Paris: Chez les Libraires Associés, 1780.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, [lot not identified] (sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / A 34109/A).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), fol. 72.

Continue reading...

¶ Statuta Veronae (1475)

January 10, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Statuta Veronae (1475)

Statuta Veronae. Vicenza: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 20 December 1475.

Provenance: Victor Zilioli. — Johannes Andreas de Vitalibus. — Michael Wodhull. — Sotheran catalogue 489 (November–December 1889), p. 69 (£12 12s.). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1187 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB Incunabula 5.d.24 (SR)).

References: ISTC (is00726000). — Poynter, no. 597.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Vitruvius Pollio — De architectura libri dece (1521)

January 10, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Vitruvius Pollio — De architectura libri dece (1521)

Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura libri dece. Como: Gotardus da Ponte, 1521.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Loys Loxe. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1196 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6646/D/1).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 916, p. 83.

Image.png


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Becker — Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister (1808–16)

January 6, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Becker — Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister (1808–16)

Becker, Rudolf Zacharias. ed. Holzschnitte alter deutscher Meister in den Original-Platten gesammelt von Hans Albrecht von Derschau. 3 vols. Gotha: Becker, 1808–16.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1214 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £24). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

January 5, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Vivaldi — Opus regale (1508)

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).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Njála (1875–89)

January 5, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Njála (1875–89)

Njála: udgivet efter gamle håndskrifter. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Thieles bogtr., 1875–89.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 657 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 383.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Virgil — Opera (1517)

January 5, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Virgil — Opera (1517)

Virgil. Opera Vergiliana docte & familiariter exposita. 2 vols. in 1. Lyon: Jacobo Sachon, 1517.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1195 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6552/D).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 668 (with two X’s next to it).

15b55a734da0267dcb302ebae8f1.jpg


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Rodler — Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens (1531)

January 4, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Rodler — Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens (1531)

Rodler, Hieronymus. Eyn schön nützlich büchlin und underweisung der Kunst des Messens. Siemeren: inn Verlegung Hieronimi Rodlers, 1531.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 986 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: Ellis valuation, p. 11, no. 131 (no price).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Thiele — Danske folkesagen (1819)

January 3, 2017

Comments Off on ¶ Thiele — Danske folkesagen (1819)

Thiele, J. M. Danske folkesagen. 2 vols. Copenhagen: A. Seidelin, 1819.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1020 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. —Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Fischer — Eðlisfraeði (1852)

December 26, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Fischer — Eðlisfraeði (1852)

Fischer, Johann Georg. Eðlisfraeði. Prentuð að tilhlutun Hins Íslenzka bókmentafélags. Copenhagen: S. L. Möller, 1852.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 449 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 18s.). — Henry Wellcome.— Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Mela — Libri de situ orbis tres (1518)

December 22, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Mela — Libri de situ orbis tres (1518)

Mela, Pomponius. Libri de situ orbis tres, adiectis Ioachimi Vadiani helvetii in eosdem scholiis. Vienna: Joannem Singrenium for Lycae Atlantse, May 1518.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 787 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4188/D).


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...

¶ Olafsson — Hungurvaka (1778)

December 20, 2016

Comments Off on ¶ Olafsson — Hungurvaka (1778)

Olafsson, Jón, ed. and trans. Hungurvaka. Copenhagen: A. H. Godiche, 1778.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 847 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned].— Unlocated.


Sotheby 1898:

Image.png

Continue reading...