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¶ Polydore Vergil — Anglicae historiae (1555)

September 22, 2021

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Polydore Vergil. Polydori Vergilii Vrbinatis Anglicae historiae libri vigintiseptem. 3rd ed. Basel: Apud Mich. Isingrinium, 1555.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (1), fol. 4v (15s. [?]).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cut titles.”

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¶ Boccaccio — de la genealogie des dieux (1531)

September 21, 2021

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. de la genealogie des dieux. Paris: Philippe le Noir 1531.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS (1), fol. 4v (10s.).

Note in MS (1): “wood-cuts.”

PDF available Library of Congress.

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¶ Dürer — Apocolypsis cum figuris (1498)

September 20, 2021

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Dürer, Albrecht. Apocolypsis cum figuris. Nuremberg, 1498.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (1), fol. 6v (£40).

A set of fifteen woodcuts by Dürer portraying passages in the Book of Revelation. The MS catalogue (1) entry does not supply a date, but we are assuming that Morris owned the first edition.

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¶ Natali (1506) and Pseudo-Dionysius (1502)

November 10, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Natali, Pietro [Petro de Natalibus], ed. Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diversis voluminibus collectus. [Venice: L. de Giunta, 1506.]

Illustrated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 5 (£3 10s.) — MS catalogue (2), no. 404 (with two X’s next to the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

[2] Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite [Dionysii Areopagitae]. Caelestis hierarchia, Ecclesiastica hierarchia, Divina nomina, Mystica theologia, undecim epistolae. [Venice: Johannes Tacuinus de Cereto], 1502.

Illustrated.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 915 (sold to Quaritch for £11). — Unlocated.


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¶ Hortulus anime (1511)

October 27, 2017

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Hortulus anime. Lyon: Jean Clein and Anton Koberger, 1511.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 442 (sold to Quaritch for £12). — Philip Hofer. — Houghton Library, Harvard University (Houghton Typ 515.11.455) [Hofer bequest].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 15b, no. 192 (£1). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 7 (£2). — MS catalogue (2), no. 31 (with two X’s next to it). — Mortimer, Ruth. Harvard College Library Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts. 4 vols. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1964–74. (See no. 318.)

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”


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¶ Vitruvius — Di archiettura (1535)

October 25, 2017

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Vitruvius Pollio. Di archiettura. Venice: N. de Aristotele detto Zoppino, 1535.

Illustrated. Two inscriptions on final (blank) page mentioning Sig. Antonio Mocenigo and Sig. Zuanne Scalfavoto. With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 16s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1197 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6647/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 47 (£1). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5 (£1 15s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 441.

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

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¶ Ovid

April 3, 2017

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The following titles are bound together:

[1] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Fastorum libri. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1508.

Illustrated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 45 (£2). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5 (£1 11s. 6d.).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

[2] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de tristibus. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1511.

Illustrated.

[3] Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]. Libri de Ponto. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus da Trino, 1507.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 39 (no price). — MS catalogue (2), no. 464, with two X’s beside the title.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 926 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Bidpai — Der alten Weisen Exempel Sprüch (1539)

January 26, 2017

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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).

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 6v (£1 10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 403 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”

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¶ Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils (1491)

January 12, 2017

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Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 8 November 1491.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL409).

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£5) [where it is dated 1590?]. — Ellis valuation, fol. 9b, no. 106 (£50). —  ISTC (is00306000). — Morgan Catalogue 1, no. 178. — Needham, Paul. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, 400–1600. New York and London: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1979. (See no. 30.)

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts coloured.”

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Virgil — Opera (1517)

January 5, 2017

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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).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 15b, no. 193 (£6). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£3 10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 668 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

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¶ Geiler von Kaysersberg — Die brösamlin doot (1517)

August 24, 2016

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Geiler von Kaysersberg, Johann. Die brösamlin doot. Strasbourg: Johann Grüninger, 1517

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £3). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 542 (sold to Quaritch for £6). — Quaritch catalogue 353 (May 1919), no. 124 (£12) [HathiTrust]. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 12b, no. 148 (£5). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 4 (£3). — MS catalogue (2), no. 81 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

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¶ Oppianou halieutikōn, Biblia pente (1517)

August 24, 2016

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Oppianou halieutikōn, Biblia pente. Tou autou kynēgetikōn Biblia tessara. Oppiani De piscibus libri V. Eiusdem Ee Venatione libri IIII. Oppiani De piscibus Laurentio Lippio interprete libri V. Venice: [Aldus & A. Asulanus], [1517].

Provenance: William Bury. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 652 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / A 4493/A )

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 45 (10s). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 7 (10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 75 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”

Digital copy: Internet Archive (Morris copy).


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¶ Ovid — Epistole cum commento (1529)

August 8, 2016

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Ovid. Epistole cum commento. Lyon: Jean David impensis Etienne Maillet, 1529.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 15s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 705 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 16b, no. 205 (15s.). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 4 . — MS catalogue (2), no. 204 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Dürer — Underweysung der Messung (1525)

June 7, 2016

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Dürer, Albrecht. Underweysung der Messung. [Nuremberg]: [no publisher/printer named], 1525.

Illustrated. With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 506 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 1918/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 10b, no. 114 (£1). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 4 (£1). — MS catalogue (2), no. 408 (with two X’s beside the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Biblia (1522)

April 22, 2016

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Biblia cum concordantiis Veteris et Novi Testamenti et sacrorum canonum. Lyon: Jacques Sacon expensis Anton Koberger, 1522.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 179 (sold to Dawson for £2 18s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 15b, no. 194 (£3). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£2 ). — MS catalogue (2), no. 357 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Grammaticus, Saxo — Danorum regum heroumque historiae (1514)

April 20, 2016

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Grammaticus, Saxo. Danorum regum heroumque historiae. Ed. Christiiern Pedersen. Paris: Josse Bade, 15 March 1514.

With bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1106 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £6). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 5795/D).

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 4r (£1) (where it is dated 1513). — MS catalogue (2), no. 89 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cut letters of arms of Denmark, &c.”

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¶ Jordanes Gotus — De rebus gothorum (1515)

August 28, 2015

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Jordanes Gotus. De rebus gothorum. Paulus diaconus foroivliensis de gestis langobardorum. Augsburg: Johann Miller, 1515.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 731 (sold to Breslauer for £4). — Bernard Breslauer. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 4b, no. 42 (£4). — MS catalogue (1), fol., 4 (£1) [date: 1500]. —  MS catalogue (2), no. 356 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “1 wood-cut printer’s mark of John Miller.”

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¶ Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo — De claris mulieribus (1497)

May 5, 2015

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Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo. De claris mulieribus. Ed. Albertus de Placentia and Augustinus de Casali Maiori. Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 29 April 1497.

Illustrated.

Provenance: James Caulfeild, Lord Charlemont. — Charlemont sale, Sotheby, 11 August 1865. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1036).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 13b, no. 162 (£25). — ISTC (ij00204000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 382. — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£2 2s.).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts | Note. worth more than 2 guineas; worth 7 or 8 guineas.”

Digital version: BSB.

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¶ Plutarch — Vitae (1516)

March 31, 2015

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Plutarch [Plutarchus]. Vitae. Venice: Melchiorre Sessa and Pietro Ravani, 1516.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 961 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 46 (no price). —MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (13s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 676 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”


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¶ Olaus — Historia (1555)

March 26, 2015

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Olaus, Magnus. Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus, earumque diversis statibus, conditionibus, moribus, ritibus, superstitionibus. Rome: Giovanni Maria Viotti, 1555.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 781 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £5). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 3971/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 39 (£1). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (11s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 83 (with three X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Lucan — Lucanus cum tribus commentis (1519)

February 2, 2015

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Lucan [Marcus Anneus Lucanus]. Lucanus cum tribus commentis. Pharsalia cum commentariis. Lyon: Jean Marion, 1519.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 667 (sold to Breslauer for £1 1s.). — Unlocated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 4 (8s. 6p.) (dated 1529). — MS catalogue (2), no. 203 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Fillastre — Le premier volume de la thoison d’or (1530)

January 29, 2015

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Fillastre, Guillaume. Le premier [-second] volume de la thoison d’or. 2 vols. in 1. Troyes: Nicholas Le Rouge, 21 April 1530.

Illustrated. Several variant imprints.

Provenance: John Ker, Duke of Roxburghe. — Frederick Perkins. — Morris (purchased for £3 10s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 530 (sold to Leighton for £8 5s.). — Tregaskis catalogue, 13 March 1916, no. 217 (18 guineas) [HathiTrust]. — Charles Butler. — Chapin Library, Williams College (French folio).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 20b, no. 270 (£7). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 4.

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”

Digital version: University of Ghent (selected pages).

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¶ St. Jerome — Epistolae (1497)

January 22, 2015

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Jerome, Saint [Hieronymus]. Epistolae. Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 12 October 1497.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £9). — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (ChL1039).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 13, no. 161 (£18). — ISTC (ih00178000). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 383. — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5 (£9).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”

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¶ Münster — Cosmographiae universalis (1552)

January 12, 2015

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Münster, Sebastian. Cosmographiae universalis lib. VI. Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1552.

No Morris book label but with his signature on flyleaf. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 911 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D  4477/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 65 (£3). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£1 10s.) . — MS catalogue (2), no. 472, with three X’s beside the title.

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

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¶ Juvenal — Satyrae (1522)

December 8, 2014

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Juvenal [Juvenalis]. Satyrae. Venetia: Joannes Tacuinus, 1522.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 740 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 45 (5s.). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (7[?]s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 443.

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”


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¶ Cicero — Officia M.T.C. (1531)

November 10, 2014

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Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Officia M.T.C. Augsburg: H. Steyner, 1531.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 363 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £4 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 1474/D).

Digital versions: EEB. — Internet Archive (Morris copy).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 4b, no. 43 (£5). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 6 (£1 15s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 455 (with two X’s beside the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

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¶ Boccaccio — Des nobles malheureux (1515)

November 3, 2014

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. Des nobles malheureux. Paris: Michel Le Noir, 1515.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 304 (sold to Maggs for £6 10s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 18b, no. 229 (£5). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 6 (£ 2 15s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 387 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts.”


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¶ Livy — Deche di Tito Livio (1511)

October 17, 2014

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Livy [Titus Livius]. Deche di Tito Livio vulgare hystoriate. Venice: Bartholamio de Záni de Portesio, 1511.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 760 (sold to Ellis for £7 5s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 46 (£8). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5v (£3 10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 415 (with two X’s beside the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cut titles.”


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¶ Lemaire — Les illustrations de Gaule (1528?)

October 17, 2014

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Lemaire, Jean. Les illustrations de Gaule et singularitez de Troye. Ed. Petrus Lavinius. [Paris]: François Regnault, [1528?].

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 753 (sold to Breslauer for £2 4s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 19b, no. 249 (£2). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 6v (£1 10s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 385 (with two X’s next to it).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “woodcuts (badly worm eaten towards the end).”


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¶ Apuleius — Dell’ asino d’oro (1567)

August 1, 2014

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Apuleius. Dell’ asino d’oro. Trans. Angelo Fiorenzuola. Venezia: Gabriel Giolito de’ Ferrari, 1567.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 12 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — John A. Saks. — Christie (New York), 1 October 1980, lot 133 (sold for $180). — Heritage Bookshop (sold to Sanford and Helen Berger for $451.95). — Sanford and Helen Berger. —Huntington Library (607657) [purchased from the Bergers].

Reference: MS catalogue (1), fol. 7 (£10s.) [dated 1557]. — MS catalogue (2), no. 5 (with two X’s beside the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood cuts.”

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¶ Bergomensis — Supplementum supplementi (1524)

July 10, 2014

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Bergomensis, Jacobus Philippus [Jacobo Filippo Foresti]. Supplementum supplementi de le Chroniche . . . vulgarizato et hystoriato. Venice: Giovanni Francesco and Giovanni Antonio Rusconi, 1524.

Illustrated. With bibliographical note by Cockerell laid in.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 163 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 793/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 44 (£3). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 5 (£1 15s.). — MS catalogue (2), no. 448 (with two X’s beside the title).

Note in MS catalogue (1): “wood-cuts.”

Digital versions: Early European Books (Morris copy).— Internet Archive (Morris copy).

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¶ Desrey de Troyes — Genealogie (1504)

May 19, 2014

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Desrey de Troyes, Pierre, ed. La genealogie avecques les gestes nobles faitz darmes du trespreux et renommé prince Godeffroy de Boulion. Paris: Michel Lenoir, 1504.

With woodcuts.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — J. Pierpont Morgan. — Morgan Library (E2 47 E).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 18b, no. 227 (£60). — Morgan Catalogue 2, no. 551.

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¶ Scott — Albert Durer (1869)

May 13, 2014

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Scott, William Bell. Albert Durer: his life and works, including autobiographical papers and complete catalogues. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1869.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 621 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £4 4s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 594.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Cole — Catalogue of the objects of Indian art (1874)

May 9, 2014

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Cole, H. H. Catalogue of the objects of Indian art exhibited in the South Kensington Museum. London: printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode and sold by Chapman & Hall, 1874.

“Illustrated by woodcuts, and by a map of India showing the localities of various art industries.”

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

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¶ International Chalcographical Society (1886)

May 8, 2014

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International Chalcographical Society: publications for 1886.

18 prints in a portfolio. (The Society published facsimiles of engravings, woodcuts, etc.)

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 347 (sold to Quaritch for £1 1s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Lippmann — Engravings and woodcuts (1889)

May 5, 2014

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Lippmann, Friedrich. Engravings and woodcuts by Old Masters. Part 1. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1889.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 511 (sold to Quaritch for £2 2s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Fisher — Catalogue of a collection (1879)

March 31, 2014

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Fisher, Richard. Catalogue of a collection of engravings, etchings, and woodcuts. [London:] printed [for the author?] by John C. Wilkins, 1879.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 300 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 18s.). — Henry Wellcome. —  Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. O/S 2  ZHB /FIS).

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