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A Postcard from the Beneicke's Takamiya Collection

For a long while I’ve been intrigued by the large concentration of important Chaucerians in Japan.  Japanese scholars present at Anglophone medievalist conferences around the world, and their work appears regularly in monographs, collections, and journals.  1,524 more words

Chaucer

¶ Four sagas (19th century)

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Gislason, Konrad, ed. Sagan af Helga ok Grími Droplaugarsonum. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

Digital version: 56 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Keats — Poems (1894)

Keats, John. The poems of John Keats. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

With tipped-in signature and book label of Morris and note by Cockerell.

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19th Cent.

¶ Shelley — Poetical works (1895)

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. 3 vols. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895.

Vellum copy, with a Morris tipped-in signature and a note by Sydney Cockerell. 30 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Laxdaela-Saga (1826)

Laxdaela-Saga. Copenhagen: sumtibus Legati Magnæani ex typographeo H. F. Popp, 1826.

Presentation inscription from Morris to Forman.

Provenance: Morris. — Harry Buxton Forman — William F. 13 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Laxdaela-Saga (1826)

Laxdaela-Saga. Copenhagen: sumtibus Legati Magnaeani ex typographeo H. F. Popp, 1826.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 899 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1… 22 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Unger — Alexanders saga (1848)

Unger, Carl Richard, ed. Alexanders saga. Christiania: Feilberg & Landmark Forlag, 1848.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 846 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 4… 14 more words

Sotheby 1898