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1. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Adomeit 21
Description: - ff. 228;;Miniature. - Old (but not very old) brown velvet over pasteboards, gilt edges; in a paper case. - "1756 Ex libris Presbiteri Joseph Marie Sormani" (inscription on flyleaf ); H. C. (Harley) Drayton (1901-1966), bought at Sotheby’s, 29 January 1951, lot 13; his sale, Sotheby’s, 12 December 1967, lot 63; re-sold at Christie’s, 28 June 1972, lot 8; Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996), bequeathed by her to the Lilly Library.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
2. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Adomeit 48
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Apparently Otto F. Ege (1888-1951); Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996), bequeathed by her to the Lilly Library. - De la Mare and Nuvoloni 2009, p. 276, no. 79a.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
3. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Adomeit 9
Description: - ff. 117;;Miniature. - Bound in old (perhaps even original) red velvet over pasteboards, very worn; in a black and red fitted morocco case. - Sold at Sotheby’s, 8 July 1974, lot 93; Eric Sexton (1902-1980), with his bookplate; his sale, Christie’s, New York, 22 May 1981, lot 9; Laurence Witten cat. 18 (1983), no. 48; Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996), bequeathed by her to the Lilly Library.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
4. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Allen 7
Description: - ff. 38 - Bound in early nineteenth-century paper boards, paper flyleaves with extensive antiquarian notes; in a fawn cloth case. - Pieter Bondam (1727-1800), of the University of Utrecht, with his extensive notes; perhaps his sale, Utrecht, 1 October 1800; Sir Thomas Sharpe Powell (1849-1927); his sale, Sotheby’s, 16 December 1929, lot 766; William G. Kelso, New York, bought from Lathrop Harper, 1930, with his notes inside front cover, dated June 1932; Sir Percival Victor David (1892-1964), of Friar Park, Henley, by 1938; W. E. D. Allen (1901-1973), of Cappagh, Co. Waterford; acquired by the Lilly Library with his collection in 1976. - Moule and Pelliot 1938, p. 516, no. 133, and pp. 518-19; Dutschke 1993, pp. 263 (no. 8), 282 (L4), 295-98 and 481.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
5. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ege 15
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - From a manuscript bequeathed to Beauvais Cathedral by Robert de Hangest (d. 1356); the cathedral library was dispersed at the French Revolution; a group of its best manuscripts re-appeared in the sale of the architect Gay, Lyons, October 1833; Henri-Auguste Brölemann (1775-1869), of Lyons, and by descent to his grandson Arthur Brölemann (1826-1904) and his great-granddaughter Madame Etienne Mallet; her sale, Sotheby’s, 5 May 1926, lot 161, to Permain; Otto F. Ege (1888-1951), who cut it up.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
6. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Gottfried Mss.
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Offered for sale by Alan G. Thomas, London bookseller, in May 1970; given to the Lilly Library in 2006 by Rudolf and Marion Gottfried.
Language: Anglo.Norman, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
7. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 14
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Recovered from use as a pastedown in Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae Louvain, 1487, bound in Oxford by the binder who used Gibson’s roll XII; Sotheby’s, 5 February 1951, lot 54; Gaston Ruddoff, of Santiago, Chile; acquired from his family by the Lilly Library. - Ker 1954, p. 57, no. 623; Pearson 2000, p. 144.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
8. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 15
Description: - ff. 60 - Bound in late nineteenthcentury blind-stamped morocco over wooden boards, signed "DUQUESNE A GAND" inside upper cover, parchment endleaves; in a fawn cloth case. - Franciscan convent of Arras (founded in 1223), with their contemporary inscription on fol. 60v (partly trimmed), "liber iste fratrum minorum Attrebatensis. qui furatus fuerit non absolvatur nisi eis restituat ablatum" and, late thirteenth century,"hic est liber fratrom minorum Attrebati"; signature on fols. 1r and 58v, "De monchaulx", early sixteenth century (perhaps related to Gilles Moncheaulx, who signed Arras, Bibliothèque municipale, ms 728, in 1565); bound in Ghent by François Duquesne (1830-1902); given to the Lilly Library by Mrs. Thelma Sansberry, 1984.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
9. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 2
Description: - One fragment - Not bound. - Found and first published by Anton Birlinger (1834-1891, of Bonn) who describes it as having been in the possession of Karl Strauven (d. 1886), notary in Düsseldorf; by 1870 acquired by Karl Anton, Fürst von Hohenzollern- Sigmaringen (1811-1885, prime minister of Prussia 1858-62) for the court library at Sigmaringen; bought from there by the bookseller Herbert Reichner (1899-1971), of Stockbridge, Mass., who sold it to the Lilly Library in 1960. - Birlinger 1870, passim; Zupitza 1880, his siglum S; Ker 1957, pp. 455-56, no. 384; Collins 1961; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 186; Collins 1964, passim; Collins 1976, pp. 43-44, no. 4; Ker 1976, p. 125; Gneuss 1981, p. 29, no. 441; Gatch 1985, p. 109; Stoneman 1997, pp. 103-04 and 119; Gneuss 2001, p. 78; Stokes 2005, I, pp. 7 (n. 24) and 152-53, and II, p. 156, as G. 4411.
Language: Anglo.Saxon, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 11th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
10. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 26
Description: - ff. 40 + 4 + 14 supplementary leaves at end.;;Red wax seal f. 36r; embossed paper seal f. 48v. - Bound in contemporary thin bevelled wooden boards sewn on 5 thongs, covered with dark brown goatskin blind-stamped with small ropework tools, parchment endleaves, lacking clasps and catches, re-backed, other repairs; in a dark green cloth case. - The Scuola di Purificatione della Vergine Maria e di Sancto Zenobio, in Florence (founded 1427, closed c. 1802); Charles Fairfax-Murray (1849-1919), with his booklabel; Charles William Dyson Perrins (1864-1958), with his bookplate and ticket, with numbers ‘36’ and ‘62’; his sale, Sotheby’s, 9 December 1958, lot 18, to Breslauer; his cat. 92 (1960), no. 12; Lathrop C. Harper Inc., and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Harper stock, given by Mrs. Juana Mendel in November 1967.
Language: Italian   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
11. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 29
Description: - ff. 219 - Bound in late sixteenth-century French dark brown morocco gilt, gilt edges, lacking 2 pairs of ties; in a fawn cloth case. - Damascène Morgand, Bulletin mensuel 29 (November 1891), no. 19790 (cutting inside upper cover); Elisabeth Ball (1897-1982); part of her bequest to the Lilly Library, 1982. - Stratford 2002, passim; Avril 2003, pp. 382-83, no. 49.
Language: French, LATIN   Country: France   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
12. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 30
Description: - ff. 213 (2 blank) - Bound in old burgundy velvet over pasteboards, one metal clasp (of two), gilt edges; in a fawn cloth case. - Ce livre est et appartient à Escuyer Charles Busnel, sieur de la Retardaye, 1645i and by descent in the Busnel family of Montoray, to Henri-Jacques-François Busnel (1774) and Françoise Busnel (1824), who in 1842 gave it to her niece Julie de Busnel; Librairie Belin, Paris, cat. 171 (1892), no. 1331; Elisabeth Ball 1897-1982), of Muncie, Indiana; part of her bequest to the Lilly Library, 1982.
Language: French, LATIN   Country: France   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
13. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 34
Description: - ff. 129 - Bound in modern dark green morocco; in a brown marbled slipcase. - Bernardo Mendel (1895-1967); given to the Lilly Library with the Mendel Collection of travel books, 1964. - Byrd 1964, p. 46, no. 77.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
14. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 36
Description: - ff. 287 - Bound in old (probably seventeenth-century) calf over wooden boards, rebacked and extensively repaired, clasps and catches probably replaced; in a fawn cloth case. - The Augustinian nunnery of Sankt Maria Magdalena, Hildesheim, founded 1224 and suppressed at the Reformation; sale by Karl & Faber, Munich, 25 June 1963, lot 4; acquired by the Lilly Library from Lathrop Harper, New York, 1968.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
15. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 46
Description: - ff. 150;;All blank leaves. - Bound in sixteenth-century limp parchment wrappers with fold-over flap, 5 tawed leather straps laced around the outside of the spine, the central strap extending to wrap right around the binding to a metal buckle at the center of the upper cover. - Part of the archive of Raffaello de’ Medici (1543-1628), of Florence; sale at Reiss & Sohn, Königstein, 21 October 2003, lot 647; bought by the Lilly Library from Quaritch, February 2004.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 13th, 16th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
16. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 47
Description: - One leaf - Not bound - Part of Sotheby’s, 2 December 2003, lot 12; bought by the Lilly Library in 2007 from Phillip J. Pirages, cat. 54, no. 9
Language: LATIN   Country: Flanders   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
17. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Medieval and Renaissance 48
Description: - One bifolium - Not bound. - Hugo, Graf von Walderdorff (1823-1918), who bought it from an antiquarian bookseller in Regensburg before 1874, his Fragm. germ. 1. 2o; by descent to Sotheby’s, 4 December 2007, lot 2, bought by the Lilly Library. - von Walderdorff 1874, pp. 198-206; Bartsche 1886, pp. 197-206; Hohmann 1909, p. 17; Reissenberger 1914, p. xii.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
18. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 102
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Bliss sale, Sotheby’s, 21 August 1858, lots 100 and 119, afterwards Phillipps MSS 15659 and 18133; from the collection of specimen leaves formed by Messrs. W. H. Robinson, who bought the residue of the Phillipps library in 1945-46, sold by them to George A. Poole in 1947, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1962, p. 184.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
19. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 11
Description: - ff. 119 - Bound in old (perhaps eighteenth-century) limp vellum; in a quarter red morocco fitted case. - The arms on fol. 1r are flanked by the initials ‘A’ and ‘M’, similar to but not precisely identical with those of Marin, of Genoa, and Marini, of Naples; Payne and Foss, their cat. May 1825, no. 83; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), bought from Payne, his MS 4194; doubtless Messrs. W. H. Robinson, who bought the residue of the Phillipps library in 1945-46; George A. Poole (bought from Lawrence Witten, 1955), and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Phillipps 1837-71, p. 64; Branca 1963, p. 19; Branca 1991, p. 33.
Language: Italian   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
20. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 13
Description: - ff. 164 - Contemporary binding of thin wooden boards sewn on 4 double thongs, covered with brown leather (probably goatskin) blind ruled with treble lines into concentric frames stamped with small ropework tools and a square leafy stamp, stubs (only) of 4 clasp-straps in green silk secured by 3 foliate pins on the edges of the lower cover once fitting over metal trefoliate catches still on the edges of the upper cover, edges gilt and gauffered, parchment pastedowns and end flyleaf; in an orange-pink cloth case. - Giulantonio di Acquaviva, duke of Atri 1464-81, or possibly his young son, Andrea Matteo Acquaviva (1458-1529), with their arms on fol. 1r; Gilhofer and Ranschburg, cat. 265 (1936), no. 12a; evidently confiscated by the Nazis, with the purple stamp of the Zentralstelle für Denkmalschutz dated 26.III.37 inside the lower cover; apparently returned; A. Rosenthal, cat. 1 (1939), no. 21; Reichner cat. 2 (1940), no. 113; Lathrop Harper, cat. 3 (1953), no. 72; George A. Poole, bought from Harper in 1955, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1962, p. 178.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
21. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 133
Description: - 1 item;;Tombstone, marble. - Found and acquired probably in the region of Rome by George N. Olcott (1869-1912), American classicist in Rome; given by his widow to the American Academy in Rome by 1927; sold by the Academy through B. l. Ullman to George A. Poole in 1951, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Van Buren 1927, p. 24, nos 13-14.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 4th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
22. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 136
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Cistercian abbey of Cambron, north of Mons, Hainault (now in Belgium), founded c. 1148; doubtless the Gilebertus . . . Super Epistolas Paulirecorded at Cambron in 1641 and the gillebertus Super epistolas Sti Pauli Completerecorded at Cambron in 1782 (Sanderus 1641, I, p. 355; Planke 1938, p. 55, no. 168); the abbey was suppressed in 1789 and the monks finally left in 1797; at least 34 manuscripts from Cambron were bought c. 1823 from P. J. De Mat (d. 1828), bookseller in Brussels, by Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his MSS 333-62 and 4765-68, together with an unknown number of fragments; from the collection of specimen leaves formed by Messrs. W. H. Robinson, who bought the residue of the Phillipps library in 1945-6, sold by them to George A. Poole in 1947, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - De Hamel 2004, p. 39, no. 12b.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
23. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 14
Description: - ff. 130 - Contemporary binding of thin wooden boards sewn on 3 double thongs, covered with tanned leather, (probably goatskin) multiple blind ruled into concentric compartments stamped with repeated impressions of small tools around a central oval embossed plaquette showing a classical male profile facing right, 4 metal bosses on each cover, 3 (of 4) metal clasps and catches, edges gilt and gauffered, minor repairs, modern paper endleaves; in a bright green cloth case. - A member of the Bernardi family of Florence, with their arms on fol. 1r (Rietstap 1884, I, p. 179), flanked by the initials ‘C’ and ‘B’; L. S. Olschki, Bulletin mensuel 51 (January 1905), no. 1291; Ellis of Bond Street, their cat. 1919, at £63; Ernst F. Detterer (1888-1947); bought from Detterer’s estate in 1948 by George A. Poole, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1962, p. 178; Kristeller 1990, p. 220.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
24. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 16
Description: - ff. 287;;Page Markers. - Medieval binding of massive wooden boards sewn on seven bands, covered with dark brown leather, sides double ruled into frames, upper cover with a large ruled key (for Saint Peter), lower cover ruled in a saltire, sides stamped with tools of a lion in a lozenge, an eagle in a circle, a smaller eagle in a lozenge, a hump-backed creature in a circle, and a rosette in a circle. - Benedictine monastery of Saint Peter in Erfurt (known as Petersburg), reputedly founded by King Dagobert in the seventh century, and suppressed in 1803, with their ownership inscription on fol. 1r, liber s. petri in erphordand other localised inscriptions; no. 34 in the monastery’s library catalogue of 1783, Anonymi: Missale pergameno inscriptum 1321(Theele 1920, p. 60; the inscription of 1321 is on fol. 2r); Dr Leander van Ess (1772-1847), of Darmstadt, his no. 36 (label on spine); Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), bought with the van Ess library in 1824, his MS 421; bought in 1955 by George A. Poole from Messrs. W. H. Robinson, who had acquired the residue of the Phillipps library in 1945-46; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Van Ess 1823, p. 10, no. 36; Phillipps 1837-71, p. 5; Theele 1920, p. 60; Faye and Bond 1962, pp. 178-79; L. A. Mason in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 22-26, no. 5; Krämer 1989, p. 228.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 13th, 14th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
25. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 17
Description: - ff. 115 - Old (but perhaps not original) binding of wooden boards bevelled on their inner edges and sewn on 5 thongs, covered with brown leather, blind-ruled in frame and saltire pattern, 4 metal bosses on each cover, parchment endleaves replaced; in a pale green cloth case. - From the chapel of Compagnia della Vergine Maria in Cento; Ernst F. Detterer (1888-1947), bought in 1913 from J. Lewine; bought from Detterer’s estate in 1948 by George A. Poole, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - De Ricci 1935, p. 603, no. 11; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 179.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
26. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 18
Description: - ff. 142;;Rusty offsets from inner board of medieval binding - Oak boards, quarter calf spine blind-stamped, clasps and catches, parchment endleaves, by Douglas Cockerell, 1899 (signed inside lower cover); in a blue cloth case. - François-Nicolas Comynet (1791-1848), no. 168 in the list of manuscripts bought by him in 1825 from the municipality of Auxerre (Liber Prosperi De vita contemplativa, et liber Anselmi De processione Spiritus Sancti; sent by Comynet to the dealer Sylvestre, in Paris; the abbé Joseph-Félix Allard (1795-1831), translator of Tertullian and priest of St-Eustache in Paris, bought probably from Sylvestre and sold, perhaps through Teschener, to Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his MS 3735 (Ex Bibliotheca M. Allard; Phillipps sale, Sotheby’s, 23 March 1895, lot 918; Harold Baillie Weaver (d. 1926); his sale, Christie’s, 29 March 1898, lot 483; Laurence Hodson (1864-1933), with his booklabel in Kelmscott type; his sale, Sotheby’s, 5 December 1906, lot 504; Maggs cat. 246 (1909), no. 820; Sotheby’s, 21 July 1913, lot 1077; Maggs cat. 380 (1919), no. 1699, and cat. 542 (1930), no. 46; Edward Duff Balken, of Pittsburg, PA, with his bookplate; George A. Poole (bought from H. P. Kraus, cat. 75, 1955, no. 5), and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Phillipps 1837-71, p. 48; Schenkl 1892, pp. 64-65; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 179; Peyrafort-Huin 2001, pp. 264, 270 and 505-06, nos. 60-61.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
27. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 19
Description: - ff. 108 - Bound in seventeenth- or eighteenth-century vellum over pasteboards, paper pastedowns, spine title in manuscript Psalterium Vaticanum in a grey cloth case. - Probably the Benedictine monastery of San Domenico in Sora (see below); Ernst F. Detterer (1888-1947), bought in July 1931 from Emil Hirsch, bookseller in Munich; bought from Detterer’s estate in 1948 by George A. Poole, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - De Ricci 1935, p. 603; Halporn 1961, esp. pp. 220-24; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 179; Lowe 1962, p. 216; Brown 1978, p. 279; Brown 1995, p. 14, n. 2; Baroffio 1999, p. 25.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
28. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 20
Description: - ff. 40 - Bound in eighteenth-century English red morocco, gilt borders, gilt edges, marbled endleaves, paper flyleaves (one loose), upper cover detached; in a blue cloth case. - Sixteenth-century calligraphic signature W: Newmanat end; Ralph Palmer (1684-1752), first earl Verney, of Little Chelsea, near London, with his armorial bookplate and partially-erased inscription Bibliotheca Palmeriana, Londini, 1747 by descent to Sotheby’s, 12 November 1919, lot 187; Sir (Robert) Leicester Harmsworth (1870-1937); his sale, Sotheby’s, 15 October 1945, lot 2089; George A. Poole, bought from Lawrence Witten, 1957; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole collection in 1958. - Allen 1927, pp. 67, 205 and 238; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 179; Marzac 1968, p. 184, no. 202 (as Harmsworth), and p. 185, no. 233 (as Sotheby’s, 1919); Armstrong 1968, passim.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
29. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 24
Description: - ff. 210 - Contemporary or very early binding (perhaps Venetian) of wooden boards bevelled on their inner edges and sewn onto three double bands, covered with tanned leather (presumably goatskin), panelled with triple lines and blind-stamped with multiple impressions of ropework tools and a stamp resembling a section of a wreath, later paper endleaves, upper cover detached; in a pale brown cloth case, morocco spine. - Probably Marcantonio Morosini (c. 1435-1509), of Venice, with the Morosini arms on fol. 4r; Matteo Luigi Canonici (1727-1805), Venetian Jesuit; by descent to his brother, Guiseppe Canonici (d. 1807), and to Giovanni Perissinotti and Girolamo Cardina, who sold over 3000 of Canonici’s manuscripts to the Bodleian Library in Oxford in 1817 and 829 of the remaining manuscripts for 16,000 lire to the Rev. Walter Sneyd (1809-1888); Sneyd’s sale, Sotheby’s, 16 December 1903, lot 805; Leighton cat. 1908, no. 5793; sale at Sotheby’s, 16 May 1955, lot 108; George A. Poole, bought from Lawrence Witten in 1956, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Merolle 1958, p. 50 (then untraced); Faye and Bond 1962, p. 179; Schullian 1981, p. 698; S. M. Hanson in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 82–85, no. 15.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
30. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 27
Description: - ff. 132;;Chained book, formerly. - Bound in fifteenth-century blind-stamped pigskin over square-edged boards, sewn on 3 double thongs, blind-ruled with multiple lines into a frame and saltire pattern stamped with tools of splayed eagle, a lamb and flag, and several floral tools; fitted with metal corner-pieces and central bosses; 2 clasps with "Ihs Mars" in German gothic embossed metal, attached at edge of lower cover fitting onto catches on edge of upper cover; paper pastedowns; strip of sewing guard at front from an eleventh-century manuscript, probably liturgical; in dark green frull morocco padded case gilt (by Lakeside Press, Chicago). The volume was rebound at Saint Emmeram's at the end of the fifteenth century, shelved in the library as T. 10. Rusty offsets of a hasp mark at the top of the lower cover show that the book was chained. - St Emmeram, Regensburg, a Benedictine monastery founded in 739 and suppressed in 1802; Sir Thomas Phillips (1792-1872), his MS 6924, bought from the London bookseller Thomas Thorpe, c.1832; Messrs. W.H. Robinson, who bought the residue of the Phillips library in 1945-46; sold by them to George A. Poole in 1947, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Phillips 1837-71, p. 104; Schenkl 1892, p. 92; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 180; Pietri 1974, p. 420, n. 5; Bischoff 1980, p. 240; Krämer 1989, II, p. 677; Bischoff 1998, p.136, no. 641; Ruggerio 2003, p. 56, n. 102.
Language: LATIN   Country: England, Germany   Century: 19th, 9th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
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