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61. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 177
Description: - One fragment;;Upper half of a leaf - Not bound. - Sir Thomas Phillips (1792-1872), part of his MS 22254; bought by Tregaskis at the Phillips sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1911, lot 391; Tregaskis cat. 706 (1911), no. 17, and cat. 720 (1912), no 36; bought by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Phillipps 1837-71, p. 414; Schenkl 1892, p. 147; De Ricci 1935, p. 644; Laistner and King 1944, p. 96; Colgrave and Mynors 1969, p. xliv, n. 5; Gneuss 1981, p.50, no. 797; Bischoff and Brown 1985, p. 317; O'Keefe 1987, p. 145, n.2; Stoneman 1997, pp. 101, 104 and 111; Bischoff 1998, p. 138, no. 647; Zechiel-Eckes 2003, p. 29.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
62. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 189
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - Bought by C. L. Ricketts from Tregaskis, 1923, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 646.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
63. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 19
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Bought by C. L. Ricketts from James Rimell, London bookseller, c. 1909; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 620; Silver 1991, p. 3, no. 6 (with plate on p. 4); Holcomb, Dale and Janis 2008, p. 180.
Language: LATIN   Country: LowCountries   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
64. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 191
Description: - ff. 48 - Bound in early nineteenth-century mottled calf, red mottled edges, rebacked; in a fawn cloth case. - Earls of Hopetown, at Hopetown House, West Lothian, Scotland, and by descent to John Hope 860-1908, seventh earl, succeeded in 1873, created marquess of Linlithgow in 1902, first Governor General of Australia); his sale, Sotheby’s, 25 February 1889, lot 499, to Ridler; George Dunn (1865-1912); his sale, Sotheby’s, 11 February 1913, lot 535, to Maggs (their cat. 308, 1913, no. 76, and cat. 341, 1914, no. 235); Herschel V. Jones (1861-1928), of Minneapolis, MN; his sale, Anderson, New York, 29 January 1919, lot 1069a, to Martini, with his collation note; bought by C. L. Ricketts from Martini, cat. 15 (1919), no. 10a, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 646; Goy 1976, p. 216, no. 25; Alexander c. 2010, pp. 64-65.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
65. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 193
Description: - ff. 158;;Chain, reproduction. - Contemporary binding of square-edged wooden boards flush with the text block and sewn onto 3 double thongs, covered with tawed skin, residue of dangling book markers of tawed leather, upper cover with traces of a late medieval title written directly onto the surface (as on fol. 1v, including pressmark ‘B 13’ or possibly ‘D 13’) massive metal chain of 11 links attached to a hasp at the top of the lower cover; binding worn, upper cover detached; in a fawn cloth case. - Premonstratensian abbey of Steinfeld, near Cologne, founded in 1130 and suppressed in 1802, with the contemporary inscription and curse against theft on fol. 1r, liber ecclesie sancte marie de steinfelt Si quis abstulerit anathema sit amen and the late medieval inscription on fol. 158v, Liber Ecclesie Sancte marie virginis in steinfelt(the last two words in slightly paler ink); other inscriptions include the numbers 255 and N. 14 and a note on fol. 1r dated 1447 recording an outbreak of the plague in the houses of Heinrich, count of Nassau, lasting from Michaelmas (29 September, 1446 presum-ably) to the feast of Saint John the Baptist (24 June the following year); Dr. Leander van Ess (1772-1847), of Darmstadt, his no. 26 (label on spine); Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), bought with the van Ess library in 1824, his MS 409, with his stencilled crest; his sale, Sotheby’s, 9 June 1910, lot 660, to Edwards; bought by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - van Ess 1823, p. 8, no. 26; De Ricci 1935, p. 647; Stegmüller 1989, p. 288; Krämer 1989, p. 737.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 5
   
 
66. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 198
Description: - ff. 1-244 - Contemporary binding of bevelled wooden boards sewn on 4 double thongs, covered with parchment, each cover double ruled in blind into 4 compartments enclosing saltires, blind-stamped with small lozenges with gothic letters resembling ‘e’ and ‘b’ (perhaps actually ‘s’ and ‘k’ for ‘sankt katherina’, although it is not certain that the nuns had a bindery, (cf. Kyriss 1940, pp. 35-36), metal clasps and catches on leather thongs attached from the lower cover, contemporary parchment flyleaves and nineteenth-century paper flyleaves, upper joints broken; in a brown cloth case. - The Dominican convent of Sankt Katharina in Nuremberg (founded 1296, suppressed 1803), with their contemporary inscription inside the upper cover, "das puch gehort in das Closter zu Sant kath[ar]ein prediger orden in Nure[n]berg" (see below); Alexander Augustus Smets (1795-1862), of Savannah, GA, bought in February 1839 (signature on fol. 1r); his sale, Leavitt, New York, 25 May 1868, lot 1461; Catalogue of a Private Library, Containing an Exceedingly Valuable Collection of Fine-Art and Illustrated Books, Illuminated Manuscripts, Original Drawings, &c, &c [identified in the Grolier Club copy as being the library of E. Tasker], Leavitt, New York, 3 March 1880, lot 620; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Ruf 1933, p. 574; De Ricci 1935, p. 648; Krochalis 1986, p. 34 and n. 23; H. B. Felleisen in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 68-75, no. 13; Krämer 1989, p. 615; Hamburger 1998, pp. 19, 21-22 and 44, figs. 1.2 and 1.3 and col. pl. 1; Green 2000, pp. 347-48; Green 2008, pp. 121-23 and fig. 3.1; Holcomb, Dale and Janis 2008, p. 180.
Language: German   Country: Germany   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
67. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 2
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from Barroux, 1930 (with a second fragment, see below); acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 618.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
68. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 20
Description: - ff. 288 - Bound in nineteenth-century blind-stamped brown morocco by Charles Tucket, c. 1860, according to de Ricci, paper pastedowns, text block broken away from binding; in a dark brown cloth case. - Given by Rudolf, priest of Lindau, to a monastery, doubtless the Premonstratensian imperial abbey of Weissenau (founded in 1145, suppressed in 1803), where it was by the time of the eighteenth-century inscription on fol. 1r, Bibliothecę Weissenaw probably one of the two twelfth- to thirteenth-century Psalter commentaries noted by M. Gerbert on his visit to Weissenau in 1760 (Lehmann 1918, p. 408); many manuscripts from Weissenau were appropriated by the last abbot, Bonaventura Brem (1755-1818), who retired to Schloss Liebenau, whence they were bought c. 1842 by Georg von Waldburg-Zeil, S.J. [1823-1866), for the Jesuit College at Fribourg-en-Suisse, but were dispersed in 1854 before the presentation had been made; bound in London, c. 1860; probably not lot 106 in the Savile sale, Sotheby’s, 6 February 1861 (as suggested by de Ricci); Sir Thomas Brooke (1830-1908), by 1891; his sale, Sotheby’s, 24 November 1913, lot 13; bought from W. M. Voynich in January 1917 by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Brooke 1891, II, p. 542; Rothschild 1930, p. 194; Lehmann 1932, p. 2; De Ricci 1935, p. 621; Swarzenski 1943, pp. 60 and 64, fig. 87; Miner 1949, p. 12, no. 25, pl. 20; Randall 1964, pl. on front cover; Krämer 1989-90, pp. 494 and 818; Michon 1995, pp. 468 and 480, fig. 18; Wenzel 1996, pp. 89 and 122; Burmeister 1999, passim; Holcomb, Dale and Janis 2008, p. 180.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
69. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 205
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - Almost certainly from the Cistercian abbey of Pontigny, and probably from the Volumine uno, Decreta Gratiani no. 153 in the late twelfth century catalogue of Pontigny, no. 100 in the early seventeenth-century catalogue, no. 235 in the catalogue of 1778, no. 7 in the catalogue of 1791, and finally no. 73 in the list prepared after the sequestration of Pontigny at the French Revolution, described there as in-folio atlantico, elegans et completus dismembered probably in Auxerre in the early nineteenth century; John William Bradley (1830-1916), who gave it to C. L. Ricketts in 1913; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 649; Melnikas 1975, p. 1262; Mordek 1986, p. 409
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
70. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 206
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from Maggs, 1930 (according to a pencil note; de Ricci says 1932); acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 649.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
71. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 215
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Given to C. L. Ricketts in 1913 by Dr. B. L. Riese, of Chicago; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 650; Lacombe 1939, p. 248, no. 26; Kristeller 1990, p. 220.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
72. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 222
Description: - ff. 204 - Contemporary binding of slightly bevelled wooden boards sewn on four bands, covered with brown goatskin, blind-stamped, panelled with a broad frame of multiple impressions of ropework stamps, central compartments stamped in elaborate geometric pattern based around an 8-pointed star within concentric frames of ropework stamps and small plugs and rosettes, lacking 4 pairs of metal clasps and trefoil catches (pins only remaining on lower cover), edges gilt and gauffered, rebacked, parchment endleaves replaced; in a green cloth case. - Count Giacomo Maria Manzoni (1816-1889), Roman minister of finance, Guglielmo Libri’s executor; his sale, IV, Rome, 23 April 1894, lot 67; Edward Robinson (1858-1931), classicist and later director of the Metropolitan Museum, New York, bought in Venice from L. S. Olschki, 1894, given by him on 31 January 1906 to Henry W. Poor (1844-1915), "as a souvenir of the happy days with which I have begun my life in New York" (letter enclosed), with Poor’s leather booklabel; his sale, New York, 17 November 1908, lot 799, to Morris; Walter T. Wallace (1866-1922), with his armorial bookplate; his sale, New York, 22 March 1920, lot 229, to C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Tenneroni 1894, p. 64; De Ricci 1935, p. 652; Kristeller 1990, p. 220.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
73. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 225
Description: - ff. 74 - Bound in blind-stamped brown morocco, c. 1900, by Leighton, gilt edges; in a green cloth case. - Perhaps Michel d’Ailly, sixth duc de Chaulnes (1714-1769, but not identifiable in his sale catalogue, Paris, 19 March 1770 and following days); probably George Watson Taylor (1771-1841), M. P. and owner of plantations in Jamaica, whose sale, Evans, 20 March 1823, included as lot 463, a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript of Caesar and Suetonius, on vellum; Thomas Thorpe, cat. II (1823), no. 5745, and cat. III (1824), no. 16518; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), bought from Thorpe, his MS 2665; his sale, Sotheby’s, 10 June 1896, lot 1182 (it was at one time in the library of the Duc de Chaulnes), unsold, re-offered 5 June 1899, lot 1107; Alfred Higgins, F.S.A. (d. 1903; bought in May 1903: he died in October), with his signature and booklabel; his sale, Sotheby’s, 2 May 1904, lot 228; Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921); his sale, Sotheby’s, 3 April 1922, lot 878, to Quaritch; C. L. Ricketts, bought in 1923; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Schenkl 1892, p. 51; De Ricci 1935, p. 652; Ermatinger 1991, passim.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
74. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 23
Description: - ff. 6 - Not bound. - Benedictine abbey of Saint Peter, Chertsey, Surrey; C. L. Ricketts, who bought 27 leaves from Leighton, Catalogue of Manuscripts, 1912, no. 49 (now Ricketts MS 47) and 6 further leaves from Tregaskis (now Ricketts MS23); acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, pp. 621 and 625; J. R. Graver in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 9-13, no. 3; Michael and Morgan 1993, p. 33.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
75. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 233
Description: - One bifolium - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought in 1915 from Tammaro De Marinis; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 654; Kristeller 1990, p. 220.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
76. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 24
Description: - ff. 203 - Bound in modern calf preserving parts of sides and spine of early sixteenth-century blind-stamped leather including repeated quatrefoils within lozenges; in a brown cloth case. - The Dominican convent of Poissy, on the Seine, near Paris, probably there by c. 1360 and certainly at Poissy by the late fifteenth century; Tregaskis cat. 466 (June 1900), no. 489, cat. 472 (September 1900), no. 601, and cat. 479 (December 1900), no. 623; William Harris Arnold (1854-1924), with his bookplate; his sale, Anderson, New York, 10 November 1924, lot 601; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 621; Naughton 1995, pp. 131, 274, 281 and 293-96 (no. 7) and figs. 92-93.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th, 14th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
77. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 240
Description: - ff. 19 - Bound in old (perhaps early nineteenth-century) parchment over pasteboards, paper endleaves; in a green cloth case. - Possibly owned by the renaissance writing-master Francesco Alunno (c. 1500-1556), of Ferrara, and probably acquired by Canon Giuseppe Antonelli (1803-1881), librarian of the Biblioteca comunale of Ferrara, with the patternbooks of Alunno; consigned, with one of the Alunno pattern-books, to Sotheby’s, 25 June 1867, among "other properties" added to the sale of Sir Thomas Gage (who did not own this manuscript, despite what is generally said), lot 457, £52. 10s. to Ellis; Quaritch, General Catalogue, 1868, p. 1080; William H. Crawford (1812-1888), of Lakelands, Blackrock, Cork, with his bookplate inside lower cover; his sale, Sotheby’s, 12 March 1891, lot 3248; Robert Hoe (1839-1909), of New York, with his leather booklabel, his by 1892, when it was exhibited at the Grolier Club; his sale, Anderson, New York, 24 April 1911, lot 2182, to G. D. Smith, for C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Grolier Club 1892, p. 15, no. 34; Bierstadt 1895, p. 24; De Ricci 1935, p. 655; Steinberg 1942-43, p. 193, no. 9; Padovani 1954, pp. 583 and 591-92; Miner 1965, pp. 54 and 59, no. 38, with plate; Pächt and Alexander 1970, p. 25; Drogin 1980, p. 147, pl. 125; Kristeller 1990, p. 220; Alexander 1992, p. 175, n. 34; Scheller 1995, pp. 85-87, fig. 4, and p. 254; Elen 1995, pp. 165-69; Alexander 1995, p. 213, no. 109; Hindman and Rowe 2001, pp. 266-68 and fig. 151; G. Z. Zanichelli in Bollati 2004, p. 339-40; David 2006, pp. 26-27, n. 34; Barker 2009, p. 76; De Hamel and Lovett 2010, p. 13 and fig. 6.
Language: Italian, LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 5
   
 
78. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 259
Description: - One item;;King's red-wax seal, signature of Henry VIII. - Not bound. - Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), his by 1882; his sale, Sotheby’s, 10 December 1917, lot 500; C. L. Ricketts, bought from P. M. Barnard, cat. 122 (1921), no. 245; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Thibaudeau 1885, II, p. 257, no. 5; De Ricci 1935, p. 658.
Language: English   Country: England   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
79. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 26
Description: - ff. 119 - Bound in early eighteenth-century English mottled calf, red speckled edges, paper endleaves; in a green cloth case. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from Sotheran’s, London, in 1912; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 622.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
80. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 274
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought in 1907 from Frederick Muller, Amsterdam; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 660.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
81. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 28
Description: - ff. 138 - Bound in old (perhaps seventeenth-century) blue silk over pasteboards, marbled endleaves, paper flyleaves, worn; in a brown morocco case. - Inscribed at foot of fol. 1r, Sum Liber Johannis Hunt ex dono Mariae Lussher 1.5.8.5i doubtless John Hunt (c. 1560-1612), of Gaydon, Staffordshire, etc., given to him in 1585 by Mary Lusher (c. 1564-1634, daughter of Nicholas Lusher, of Shooland in Putterham, Surrey), whom he had married in 1582; by descent to their daughter Bridget, who in 1633 married George Starkey (d. 1679); and to Bridget’s daughter Elizabeth, who in 1690 married Richard Sanders (d. 1723) all of whom appear in the genealogical notes added in the margins of fols. 103v-109v; sale at Sotheby’s, 6 August 1878, lot 1440 (among ‘other properties’), to Quaritch (his General Catalogue, 1880, no. 8575; cat. 332, 1880, no. 41; General Catalogue VIII, 1884, no. 17397; and cat. 369, 1886, no. 35668); Henry Yates Thompson (1838-1928), bought from Quaritch, 14 March 1895, with his bookplate, his no. 29; his sale, Sotheby’s, 23 March 1920, lot 43, to Tregaskis (his cat. 850, 1922, no. 17, and cat. 871, 1923, no. 15); C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - James 1898, pp. 138-40, no. 29; Thompson 1914, pls. LXXIII-IV; De Ricci 1926, p. 53, no. 29; De Ricci 1935, p. 622; Bennett 1967, p. 332.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 15th, undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
82. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 30
Description: - ff. 246 - Bound c. 1900 in black morocco by Riviere & Son, parchment endleaves; in a brown cloth case. - Signature Ann MoneyIon fol. 84r, probably eighteenth-century; George C. Thomas (1839-1909), banker and picture collector; his sale, Philadelphia, 18 November 1924, lot 205; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 623.
Language: English, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
83. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 47
Description: - ff. 27 - Bound in black morrocco. - Benedictine abbey of Saint Peter, Chertsey, Surrey; C. L. Ricketts, who bought 27 leaves from Leighton, Catalogue of Manuscripts, 1912, no. 49 (now Ricketts MS 47) and 6 further leaves from Tregaskis (now Ricketts MS 23); acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, pp. 621 and 625; J. R. Graver in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 9-13, no. 3; Michael and Morgan 1993, p. 33.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
84. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 51
Description: - ff. 185 - Bound in old (perhaps early nineteenth-century) parchment over pasteboards; in a brown cloth case. - Philipp von der Pflaz (1480-1541), prince bishop of Freising 1507-41, and presumably bequeathed by him to the Benedictine cathedral church of the Virgin Mary and Saint Corbinianus, Freising, founded in 1020 and suppressed in 1802; Henry Willett (1823-1905); his sale, Sotheby’s, 5 July 1905, lot 15, to E. Parsons; Parsons cat. 261 (1907), no. 455; C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 625; Krämer 1989, p. 261.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
85. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 63
Description: - ff. 281 - Bound in nineteenth-century Italian calf gilt, spine title-labels in red and green morocco including initials ‘CC’, red marbled endleaves, gilt edges; in a blue cloth case. - William Bragge (1823-1884); his sale, Sotheby’s, 7 June 1876, lot 237, to Quaritch (his cat. 31, June 1876, no. 87); John Ruskin (1819-1900), inscribed by him to Lawrence Hilliard, Brantwood, 25 January 1881; William K. Bixby (1857-1931); his sale, Anderson, New York, 29 March 1916, lot 743, to Gabriel Wells; bought by C. L. Ricketts in 1924 from the estate of the bookseller George D. Smith (d. 1920), and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 627; Dearden 1966, p. 144, no. 48; E. Fry in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 28-34, no. 6.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
86. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 65
Description: - 4 leaves, a-d, non-consecutive - Not bound. - Étienne de Loypeau, bishop of Luçon 1388-1407; Louis d’Harcourt, patriarch of Jerusalem and bishop of Bayeux 1460-79, who on 12 April 1474 gave it to the cathedral of Bayeux; recorded in the inventory of the cathedral treasury in 1476, "Premièrement, ung excellent missel, portant tout l’office pontifical . . . (Delisle 1887, p. 434); leaves (including those here) were lost by at least 1887; these leaves bought by C. L. Ricketts in Paris from Lemallier, 1907, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 627; Camille 1996, p. 92, fig. 52, p. 209, fig. 155, and p. 249.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 8
   
 
87. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 75
Description: - ff. 366 - Bound in late seventeenth-century red morocco, gilt edges, spine gilt, marbled pastedowns, paper flyleaves; in a blue-grey cloth case. - Quaritch, Handlist of Books offered for Sale by Bernard Quaritch Ltd., of 11 Grafton Street, London, W.1, whose representative, Mr. F. S. Ferguson, will have them on view at the Vanderbilt Hotel, Park Avenue, New York, towards the end of February, 1923, and for some weeks thereafter, 1923, no. 26; bought by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - de Ricci 1935, p. 628.
Language: LATIN   Country: Spain   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
88. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 79
Description: - ff. 7 - Disbound leaves. - From volume III of the Antiphoner made for the prioress of the Cistercian nunnery of Beaupré (founded 1228, suppressed 1796), at Grimminge, east of Brussels and north of Cambron; gothic foliation in roman numerals added during the revision of the text under Jacquemine Hendricx, abbess of Beaupré 1473-1500, and pagination in arabic numerals during the revision under Angéline de Lossy, abbess 1755-96; sold with the Beaupré manuscripts in 1797; John Ruskin (1819-1900), who owned six volumes from two sets of choirbooks from Beaupré and removed the present leaves himself; probably Laurence Hilliard (d. 1887, aged 32), Ruskin’s secretary, who was given many manuscript specimens by Ruskin; sale by his heirs, Sotheby’s, 28 April 1913, part of lot 508; C. L. Ricketts, bought from Tregaskis, 1922; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 629; Dearden 1966, p. 136; Glorieux-De Gand 1975, p. 15; Glorieux-De Gand 1990a, pp. 126-27; Randall 1997, pp. 42, 43 and 44; Randall 2000, p. 219, n. 25.
Language: LATIN   Country: Belgium   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
89. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 86
Description: - ff. 220 - Bound in massive wooden boards sewn on 7 double thongs, covered with leather, large metal fittings on sides and clusters of large pegs in thickness of all outer edges, stubs of 4 clasps and straps from the fore-edge and upper and lower edges of upper cover with corresponding pins on the lower cover; spine bare; many soft leather markers knotted together and suspended loosely between the pages. - Perhaps from the Dominican church of San Jacopo di Ripoli, Florence; Cortlandt Field Bishop (1870-1935); his sale, New York, Anderson, 12 April 1915, lot 293; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 630.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 13th
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90. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 9
Description: - ff. 160 - Bound in late eighteenth-century French calf, gilt spine, paper endleaves, printed label inside lower cover Relié à Chartres, chez Hamerville Libraire ruë des trois Mailletsi(as reproduced in Gruel 1905, p. 91); in a green cloth case. - Perhaps from an institutional library in Chartres dispersed at the French Revolution; Pierre Gélis-Didot (b. 1853), his sale, Paris, Belin-Drouot, 12 April 1897, lot 3; Cecil Mallaby Firth (1878-1931), Egyptologist, with his bookplate; George Dunn (1865-1912), with his booklabel, bought in March 1900, probably from Sydney Cockerell (to judge from Dunn’s pencil note "S.C.C."); Dunn sale, Sotheby’s, 11 February 1913, lot 356, to Young; bought the following day by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 619.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th
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