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¶ Aesop — Vita et fabulae (c. 1480?)

Aesop . Vita et fabulae, lib. I–IV.

Illustrated. With Morris’s signature and address (Hammersmith) on flyleaf.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 107 (sold to Tregaskis for £29). 10 more words

Sotheby 1898

Original 1480 binding.

Been a little while since I did a book conservation post. So let’s have some fun.

Recently I had this item come in for some minor work:  … 481 more words

Jim Downey

¶ St. Ambrose — Hexameron (c. 1480–83)

Ambrose , Saint. Hexameron.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 917 (part). — Unlocated.

Reference: ISTC (ia00557000).

Digital version: BSB… 6 more words

Sotheby 1898