Material Evidence
in Incunabula

London, Wellcome Library (GB): 4.c.19 (2)

ISTC No.ia00557000
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Periodpatristic

Description of Copy

Copy Id02012718
Holding InstitutionLondon, Wellcome Library (GB)
Shelfmark4.c.19 (2)
Also bound with this copyNider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. - [Augsburg : [s.n.], about 1484] [ic00968000] (MEI id: 02012717)
Nider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. - [Augsburg : [s.n.], about 1484] [in00167000] (MEI id: 02012717)
NoteBound with other 2 incunables.
Created by Sabrina Minuzzi
Size of leaves289 × 213 mm
SourceF.N.L. Poynter, 'A catalogue of Incunabula in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library', London 1954, nr. 45.

Provenance 1600

Areae-gx
Time period - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Binding noteBlind-tooled leather with rhombus and decorative elements (lilies, religious figures, heraldic symbols etc.) on wooden boards, possibly from a German area; traces of clasps; recently rebacked; vellum pastedowns in Carolingian with passages from the prophet Zacharias.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (repaired)
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Decoration NoteInitials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red (with traces of silvering) by the same hand that decorates the other incunables bound with. The first initial supplied in blue with fine red pen-work and delicate hints of color, by the same decorator of 02012714.
Manuscript notesTwo short latin manuscript notes in a cursive minuscule with gothic tracts, about the content of the work. Partial foliation in red ink (1-40).
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1900

Areae-gx
Time period1701 - 1900
Provenance nameWeber, P.F. <fl. 1802>, 17.. - 18.. [Person; Former Owner]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front flyleaf of the volume, underlined: 'P.F. Weber 1802'.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameB. O., 18.. - 18.. [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NotePrinted bookplate, 19th c.: initials 'B O' within a stylized shield surrounded by scrolls and volutes.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

PlaceHammersmith
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameMorris, William, 1834 - 1896 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteMorris’ book label, created by his executors, on front pastedown: 'FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM MORRIS KELMSCOTT HOUSE HAMMERSMITH'.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

PlaceManchester (Geonames Id: 2643123)
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameBennett, Richard, 1849-1911 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteMorris’s collection was dispersed after his death. Though some of his books remained within the family, his executors, Sydney Cockerell and F. S. Ellis, arranged for a private sale of the rest of library to Richard Bennett, a Manchester collector, who quickly disposed of a large number of items that were subsequently offered at auction by Sotheby’s (London) in December 1898. Cf. P. Needham, 'William Morris and the Art of the Book (New York, 1976), pp. 21–47, and 'Under the Hammer: Book Auctions since the Seventeenth Century' (New Castle - London 2001), pp. 173–208.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesFrench manuscript note about the copy on a fron flyleaf: the writer supposes the identification of the copy with n. 427 of the 'Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu m.le duc de la Vallière' (1783) by De Bure only for the matching description of the inital Tabula and the text explicit.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1801 -

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk
Time period1801 -
Provenance nameSotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, London Auctioneers [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Wellcome Library <London>, 1936 - [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteVolume bought at Sotheby's auction sale on 5th December 1898 for 8 pounds and 10 shillings, cf. v. 3 (1899) of Book Prices Current, p. 186, nr. 1724.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price8/10 Pounds/Shillings
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-05-29 05:51:49

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London, Wellcome Library (GB): 4.c.19 (2)

ISTC No.ia00557000
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Periodpatristic

Description of Copy

Copy Id02012718
Holding InstitutionLondon, Wellcome Library (GB)
Shelfmark4.c.19 (2)
Also bound with this copyNider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. - [Augsburg : [s.n.], about 1484] [ic00968000] (MEI id: 02012717)
Nider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. - [Augsburg : [s.n.], about 1484] [in00167000] (MEI id: 02012717)
NoteBound with other 2 incunables.
Created by Sabrina Minuzzi
Size of leaves289 × 213 mm
SourceF.N.L. Poynter, 'A catalogue of Incunabula in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library', London 1954, nr. 45.

Provenance 1600

Areae-gx
Time period - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Binding noteBlind-tooled leather with rhombus and decorative elements (lilies, religious figures, heraldic symbols etc.) on wooden boards, possibly from a German area; traces of clasps; recently rebacked; vellum pastedowns in Carolingian with passages from the prophet Zacharias.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (repaired)
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Decoration NoteInitials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red (with traces of silvering) by the same hand that decorates the other incunables bound with. The first initial supplied in blue with fine red pen-work and delicate hints of color, by the same decorator of 02012714.
Manuscript notesTwo short latin manuscript notes in a cursive minuscule with gothic tracts, about the content of the work. Partial foliation in red ink (1-40).
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1900

Areae-gx
Time period1701 - 1900
Provenance nameWeber, P.F. <fl. 1802>, 17.. - 18.. [Person; Former Owner]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front flyleaf of the volume, underlined: 'P.F. Weber 1802'.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameB. O., 18.. - 18.. [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NotePrinted bookplate, 19th c.: initials 'B O' within a stylized shield surrounded by scrolls and volutes.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

PlaceHammersmith
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameMorris, William, 1834 - 1896 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteMorris’ book label, created by his executors, on front pastedown: 'FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM MORRIS KELMSCOTT HOUSE HAMMERSMITH'.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

PlaceManchester (Geonames Id: 2643123)
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameBennett, Richard, 1849-1911 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteMorris’s collection was dispersed after his death. Though some of his books remained within the family, his executors, Sydney Cockerell and F. S. Ellis, arranged for a private sale of the rest of library to Richard Bennett, a Manchester collector, who quickly disposed of a large number of items that were subsequently offered at auction by Sotheby’s (London) in December 1898. Cf. P. Needham, 'William Morris and the Art of the Book (New York, 1976), pp. 21–47, and 'Under the Hammer: Book Auctions since the Seventeenth Century' (New Castle - London 2001), pp. 173–208.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesFrench manuscript note about the copy on a fron flyleaf: the writer supposes the identification of the copy with n. 427 of the 'Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu m.le duc de la Vallière' (1783) by De Bure only for the matching description of the inital Tabula and the text explicit.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1801 -

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk
Time period1801 -
Provenance nameSotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, London Auctioneers [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Wellcome Library <London>, 1936 - [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteVolume bought at Sotheby's auction sale on 5th December 1898 for 8 pounds and 10 shillings, cf. v. 3 (1899) of Book Prices Current, p. 186, nr. 1724.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price8/10 Pounds/Shillings
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-05-29 05:51:49