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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
   
 
31. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 30
Description: - 2 fragments;;Recovered from use as pastedowns in a binding. - Not bound. - The abbey of Saint Maximin in Treir (founded c. 500, supressed 1802); Fritz Rörig (1882-1952), of Berlin, bought in Keil (where he taught 1923-35); bought from his widow in 1953 by H.P. Kraus and sold by him in January 1954 to George A. Poole; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - For the Library catalogue of St. Maximin see Becker 1885, p. 178; for the Gutenberg Bible, White 2002, p.23.; for the Yale mss cf. Nolden 2002, pp. 222-23, pls. 125-26 and 129-30, Elder 2005, and Brown 2006, pp. 281-2, no 43. Faye and Bond 1962, p. 180; Miner 1965, pp. 20-23, no. 7; Ullman 1962, passim Mütherich 1972, pp. 44 and 47, and fig. 7 on p. 52; von Euw and Plotzek 1979, p. 44; Fischer 1985, p. 266; Krämer 1989, II, p. 138; Nolden 1991, pp. 147 and 162; Ganz 1994, p. 54; Bischoff 1998, p. 136.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
32. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 32
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - The ducal library of Arenberg, Brussels, probably acquired by Duc Engelbert-Auguste d'Arenberg (1824-1875); one of two leaves sold by the tenth duke, Engelbert-Charles d'Arenberg (1899-1974), Hauswedell, Hamburg, Auktion 52-53, April 1953, lot 7a; bought in February 1954 by George A. Poole from W.H. Schab, New York dealer, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
33. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 38
Description: - 2 leaves, consecutive - Not bound. - The Cistercian abbey of Hautecombe, diocese of Geneva, suppressed in 1792; acquired in or after 1796 by Giacinto della Torre, P.S.A. (1747-1814), canon and later archbishop of Turin 1805-14, who gave it to the biblioteca del Semainario metropolitano, Turin, the library was dispersed c. 1954; the present two leaves were bought by George A. Poole in 1954 from C.A. Stonehill; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Halporn 1961, pp. 224-27; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 180; Leclercq 1964, p. 217; Grégoire 1966, p. 72; Ferrari and Rouse 1991, p. 93; Bondeelle-Souchier 1991, p. 133; Shailor 1992, p. 291; Bischoff 1998, p. 137, no. 643; Baroffio 1999, p. 25.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
34. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 39
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Cistercian abbey of Villers-en-Brabant, founded from Clairvaux in 1146 and suppressed in 1796; doubtless from the Quarta pars Gregorialis et sermo quidam sancti Bernardilisted in the Villers library catalogue of 1309 (Derolez 2001, p. 219, no.164); part of a group of 20 manuscripts from Villers bought in Brussels c. 1823 by Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872); Phillipps MS 29506 (the ‘9’ written over ‘0’, as in item 21 above); 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. - Schenkl 1892, p. 154; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 181; De Hamel 2004, pp. 29, 32 and 44, no. 30.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
35. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 40
Description: - One fragment;;2 contiguous vertical strips sewn togther. - Not bound. - Guglielmo Libri (1802-1869); his sale, Sotheby's, 28 March 1859, part of lot 1111 ("Fragmenta Vetusta ...some of the smallest fragments being also in the Anglo-Saxon language", with Poole MS 41); Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), not obviously from his MS 22229 (the reference given by Ker); 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. - Collins, 1960; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 181; Collins and Clemoes 1974; Collins 1976, pp. 40-42, no. 3b; Ker 1976, pp. 123-4; Gneuss 1981, p. 13, no. 146; Fausbøll 1986, pp. 9-10; Hill 1996, pp. 243 and 244-7; Clemoes 1997, pp. 54-5; Stoneman 1997, pp. 103, 106 and 118; Gneuss 2001, p. 42; Stokes 2005, I, pp. 7 (n. 23) and 152 and II, pp. 47-8, as no. g. 146.
Language: Anglo.Saxon   Country: England   Century: 11th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
36. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 41
Description: - One leaf;;Used as outside wrapper in binding. - Not bound. - Guglielmo Libri (1802-1869); his sale, Sotheby's, 28 March 1859, part of lot 1111 ("Fragmenta Vetusta" with Poole MS 40); Sir Thomas Phillips (1972-1872); 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, acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1962, p. 181; Stoneman 1997, pp. 103 and 118-9; Gneuss 2001, p. 119.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 10th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
37. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 70
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Premonstratensian abbey of Tongerloo, province of Antwerp, Belgium, founded in 1128 and suppressed in 1796; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), no number but probably from his acquisitions in Belgium in the early 1820s; 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. 182.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
38. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 8
Description: - ff. 646 - Bound in late medieval wooden boards bevelled on their inner edges sewn onto 6 thongs, covered with red velvet fitted with elaborate silver-gilt gothic centreand cornerpieces stamped with a rosette or "ihis" either within a sunburst or flanking a cross, fittings (only) for four pairs of clasps and catches, edges gilt, parchment endleaves renewed, rebacked with spine laid on, black morocco title-label gilt; in a redbrown cloth case. - The name "Arrivabene" scribbled several times on fol. 100r in a hand of c. 1500, perhaps Giovanni Pietro Arrivabene (1439-1504), humanist and bibliophile, bishop of Urbino, or a member of his family; perhaps from the Benedictine island monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, in the Venetian Lagoon; the abate Luigi Celotti (c. 1768-c. 1846), of Venice; Celotti sale, Sotheby’s, 14 March 1825, lot 51; shelved as' VI. H.e.6', Prince Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex (1773-1843), with his bookplate; his sale, Evans, 31 July 1844, lot 109; probably Edward Stanley (1799-1869), fourteenth earl of Derby, Prime Minister, with the Derby bookplate, and by descent to the eighteenth earl (1918-1994); his sale, Christie’s, 23 March 1954, lot 32; George A. Poole, bought from Lathrop Harper, cat. 2 (1956), no. 7, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Pettigrew 1827, pp. lxxx-lxxxvi, no. 14; Bradley 1888, p. 163; de Mély 1913, p. 74; Faye and Bond 1962, p. 178; Bénédictins de Bouveret 1973, p. 580, no. 12089; J. R. Graver in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 14-20, no. 4; Silver 1991, p. 3, no. 8 (with plate on p. 5).
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
39. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 80
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Perhaps the Cistercian Abbey of Aulne (founded c. 656, Cistercian in 1147, suppressed 1796), and possibly from the Petrus Longobardus in Paulumrecorded at Aulne in the early seventeenth century (Sanderus 1641, I, p. 239); over 100 manuscripts from Aulne were bought in Brussels c. 1823 by Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his MSS 4621-4734, together with an unknown number of fragments; Phillipps MS 29507 (the ‘9’ written over ‘0’, as in Lilly Poole 39); 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 947, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
40. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 82
Description: - One leaf - Not bound, but attached to the stub of a ninetheeth-century parchment sheet ruled in red ink. - The Abbey of St-Vaast in Arras; Sir Thomas Phillips (1792-1872), part of his MS 22229; from the collection of specimen leaves formed by 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. - Phillipps 1837-71, p. 413; Schenkl 1892, p. 147; faye and Bond 1962, p. 183; Bischoff 1998, p. 30, no.111.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
41. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 9
Description: - ff. 378 - Bound in eighteenth-century Italian mottled calf, block-printed floral pastedowns, paper endleaves, binding repaired; in a green cloth case. - George A. Poole, bought from H. P. Kraus, cat. 75 (1955), no. 19, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1962, p. 178; S. Cummins in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 44-49, no. 8.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
42. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Poole 98
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Perhaps the Cistercian Abbey of Aulne (founded c. 656, Cistercian in 1147, suppressed 1796), and possibly from the Petrus Longobardus in Paulumrecorded at Aulne in the early seventeenth century (Sanderus 1641, I, p. 239); over 100 manuscripts from Aulne were bought in Brussels c. 1823 by Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his MSS 4621-4734, together with an unknown number of fragments; Phillipps MS 29507 (the ‘9’ written over ‘0’, as in Lilly Poole 39); 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 947, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Poole Collection in 1958. - Faye and Bond 1964, p. 184; De Hamel 2004, p. 42, no. 24a.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
43. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 101
Description: - One cutting;;Cutting from an Antiphoner - Not bound. - William Young Ottley (1771-1836) probably; John Rushout, second Baron Northwick (1770-1859); Northwick Park sale, Sotheby’s, 21 May 1928, part of lot 14; C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 632; Alexander c. 2010, pp. 65-66.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
44. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 107
Description: - 5 cuttings - Not bound. - Anne of Brittany (1477-1514) and her husband Louis XII (1462-1515, king of France 1498-1515); C. L. Ricketts, bought from Joseph Martini, 1914; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 633.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
45. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 108
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from Tregaskis, cat. 764 (December 1914), no. 28; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci, p. 633; Hindman and Rowe 2001, p. 263 and fig. 146.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
46. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 117
Description: - ff. 42 - Bound in quarter black morocco and blue cloth boards; in a fawn cloth case. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from the bookseller E. Parsons in 1907; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 634.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
47. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 118
Description: - ff. 138 - Bound in late eighteenth-century English red morocco, marbled endleaves, gilt edges, re-backed; in a fawn cloth case. - Anne Holte (1733-1799), wife of Sir Charles Holte (1721-1782), with her signature on the flyleaf; armorial bookplate with the arms of her daughter Mary Elizabeth (1757-1819) impaling those of Mary’s husband, Abraham Bracebridge (c. 1747-1832), of Atherstone Hall, Warwickshire; note by their son, Charles Holte Bracebridge (1799-1872), formerly enclosed, "This Missal dated 1640 has been preserved in my family up to this time", Atherstone, 20 May 1871 (mistaking a number ‘1640’ on the front pastedown for a date); Leighton, cat. II, 3 (May 1921), no. 1726; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 635; Plummer 1982, pp. 5-6, no. 7; Randall 1992, pp. 9 and 16.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
48. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 12
Description: - ff. 500 - Bound in fifteenth-century Italian blind-stamped leather over thin wooden boards sewn on 5 thongs, the sides panelled with a broad frame infilled with multiple impressions of ropework tools, the central compartments with a geometrical design in ropework stamps resembling an 8-pointed star (or two squares at angles to each other), lacking 2 clasps and catches, parchment pastedowns; in a green cloth case. - V. M. Voynich (1865-1930), Polish revolutionary and bookseller, who gave it to C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 619; Silver 1991, p. 3, no. 7.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
49. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 120
Description: - ff. 170 - Bound in eighteenth-century English calf, red edges, defective and broken; in a fawn cloth case. - Draycot House (eighteenthcentury inscription on front pastedown), presumably the former country house near Chippenham, Wiltshire, built in 1784 for Sir James Tylney-Long (1736-1794), seventh baronet; C. L. Ricketts, bought from Maggs, December 1922; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 635; Herlihy 1991, plate on front cover.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
50. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 133
Description: - ff. 150 - Contemporary blind-stamped binding of slightly bevelled wooden boards sewn on 4 thongs and covered with calf, panelled with multiple frames of triple lines, blind-stamped with tools of (a) Saint Anthony in a lozenge (type of Hulshof and Schretlen 1921, pls. II: 5), (b) a rosette in a circle, (c) a splayed eagle in a circle and (d) several very small flower heads, metal fittings (only) for two pairs of engraved silver-gilt clasps and catches, covers repaired, upper cover detached; in a fawn cloth case. - Written in 1491 (dated on fol. 148r) probably for Margaretha van Cleyburg (d. 1537), wife and later widow of Boudewijn Willemszoon van Drenckwaert (c. 1468-1496), bailiff and steward of Voorne; and by descent to her daughter, Catherina van Drenckwaert (wife of Jan Pauwelszoon van der Dycke), granddaughter, Margareta van der Dycke (wife of Jan van den Steen, burgomaster of Bergen-op-Zoom), and in 1578 great-granddaughter, Catharina ven den Steen (wife of Jan de Langue, secretary of Brielle), all recorded inside the upper cover; A. D. Schinkel (1784-1864), of The Hague, printer; his sale, The Hague, 21 November 1864, lot 3; William Bragge (1823–1884); probably no. 54 in Burlington Fine Arts Club 1874, p. 11, lent by Bragge; his sale, Sotheby’s, 7 June 1876, lot 221, to Ellis; Col. Eustace Balfour (1854-1911, younger brother of Lord Balfour, prime minister 1902-05); sale at Sotheby’s, 28 July 1919, lot 99a; C. L. Ricketts, bought from Voynich in 1921; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Cockerell 1908, p. 119, no. 244; de Ricci 1935, p. 637; Lievens 1963, pp. 50–51; Marrow 1979, p. 226, no. 19; Broekhuijsen and Korteweg 1989, p. 66; Defoer et al. 1989, p. 290; Broekhuijsen 1991, passim; Kidd 2001, p. 44; Broekhuijsen 2009, pp. 10–13, 35, 38, 50, 51, 55, 59, 68, 71 and 75, and pp. 88–90, no. 3.
Language: Dutch   Country: Netherlands   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
51. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 136
Description: - ff. 75 - Sixteenth-century binding of wooden boards covered with calf and morocco gilt, each cover with a sunken central panel 143 mm. by 54 mm. of paler brown morocco, raised outer frame with oval inserts in each corner in pale brown morocco with embossed plaquettes in medallions showing a Roman empress in profile facing to the left, all profusely gilt with volutes and strapwork designs, spine gilt, parchment endleaves; in a fawn cloth case. - Thouvin, sieur du Bouillon, lawyer, of Lassay, Maine (central France), 1717 (inscription on flyleaf signed ‘Thibault’), and by descent to Madame Villatte à Lassay; the Rev. Walter Sneyd (1809-1888), who also owned no. 78 above; his sale, Sotheby’s, 16 December 1903, lot 383; Charles William Dyson Perrins (1864–1958), who also owned no. 61 above, with his bookplate, but rejected from the collection before it was catalogued; Rudolf Busch, of Mainz; his sale, Baer, Frankfurt, 4 April 1921, lot 273; sold again among "other properties" at Sotheby’s, 7 February 1923, lot 568, to Quaritch; C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Hobson 1930, p. 154, pl. LXXXVa (1988 reprint, p. 196, no. X, and pl. on p. 209); De Ricci 1935, pp. 637–38; Schunke 1937, p. 59; Hobson 1989, p. 249, no. 136 ("ownership unknown").
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
52. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 140
Description: - ff. 17 - Bound in dark red velvet over pasteboards, paper endleaves, rebacked; in a salmon-pink cloth case. - John Boykett Jarman (d. 1864, aged 82); his sale, Sotheby’s, 13 June 1864, lot 78; Cecil Dunn Gardner; his sale, Sotheby’s, 21 June 1880, lot 823, to Ellis; William H. Crawford (1812-1888), of Lakelands, Blackrock, Cork, with his bookplate; his sale, Sotheby’s, 12 March 1891, lot 1666; Henry Walton Lawrence; his sale, Sotheby’s, 15 December 1892, lot 235, to Robson; C. L. Ricketts, bought from Robson, cat. 96 (1915), no. 219; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 638; Backhouse 1968, pp. 82, 89, and 91, nn. 32-33; Hindman and Rowe 2001, p. 268 and fig. 154.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 19th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
53. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 141
Description: - ff. 168 - Bound in early nineteenth-century (probably English) brown straight-grain morocco, gilt edges, paper endleaves; in a fawn cloth case. - Written for Giovanni Colonna (1456-1508) or a member of his family (see below); William Bragge 1823-1884); probably no. 63 in Burlington Fine Arts Club 1874, p. 13, lent by Bragge; his sale, Sotheby’s, 7 June 1876, lot 474; Quaritch cat. 31 (June 1876), no. 171, and Quaritch, General Catalogue (1877), no.18381; Edward Quaile (d. 1900); his sale, Sotheby’s, 10 May 1901, lot 223, to Leighton; J. Martini, cat. 17 (1921), no. 17, and cat. 18 (1922), no. 14, at $1,100; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Quaile 1897, p. 145, pl. XXVI; De Ricci 1935, p. 638.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
54. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 144
Description: - ff. 242 - Old (probably eighteenth-century) leather over pasteboards, paper endleaves, rebacked; in a fawn cloth case. - Franciscus Aloysius Phillipus, with his eighteenth-century booklabel (Gelli 1908, p. 168); C. L. Ricketts, bought in November 1924 from Lathrop Harper; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 639.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
55. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 148
Description: - ff. 212 - Bound in eighteenth-century Italian sheep gilt, parchment endleaves, repaired; in a green cloth case. - Written in 1505 for Giovanni Pietro Visconti (1478-1515), provost of Milan cathedral (see below); Oliver Rogers Barrett (1873-1950), Chicago attorney, who gave it to C. L. Ricketts in 1918; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 640; Alexander c. 2010, p. 67.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
56. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 15
Description: - 11 leaves, non-consecutive - Not bound. - Perhaps the Carmelite convent in Chester; Richard Legh, of East Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, 1613; Richard Maria Domville (c. 1600-1667) who gave it in 1665 to Sir Peter Leycester (1614-1678), of Nether Tabley, Cheshire, and it apparently remained at Nether Tabley probably until the 1920s; broken up by Myers, bookseller of New Bond Street, London; leaves bought in 1930 by C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 14th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
57. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 155
Description: - ff. 54 - Bound in early nineteenth-century English orange brocade, morocco doublures elaborately gilt, watered silk endleaves within morocco borders gilt, silver clasps and catches, bound by Charles Smith (signed at top of flyleaf ); in a fawn cloth case. - Illuminated for Marie d’Avaugour, duchesse de Montbazon (1610-1657), daughter of Claude d’Avaugour, comte de Vertus, and wife of Hercule de Rohan, duc de Montbazon (1568-1654), governor of Paris, with their arms on the title and elsewhere; Frédéric Masson (1847–1923), of Paris; C. L. Ricketts, bought in Paris in 1927 from E. Nourry; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Portalis 1896, pp. 352, 476 and p. 572, no. 53; De Ricci 1935, p. 641.
Language: French, LATIN   Country: France   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 3
   
 
58. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 157
Description: - One fragment;;Upper half of a leaf. - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts (bought in 1925 from Joseph Baer & Co., Frankfurt), and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 641 (as Augustine, De Trinitate; Bischoff 1998, p.137, no. 646.
Language: LATIN   Country: Germany   Century: 9th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
59. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 162
Description: - ff. 113 - Bound in early nineteenth-century French calf gilt, edges mottled red, marbled endleaves, paper flyleaves; in a fawn cloth case. - Jean-Baptiste Joseph Barrois, of Lille (1784-1855), his 297 (green label on spine); the collection bought in 1849 by Bertram, fourth earl of Ashburnham (1797-1878); the fifth earl’s sale, Sotheby’s, 10 June 1901, lot 33; Quaritch, cat. 211 (January 1902), no. 24, and cat. 290 (June 1910), no. 448; bought by C. L. Ricketts from W. M. Voynich, January 1917, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 642; Daur 1961, p. 364.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
60. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 17
Description: - 3 leaves - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, bought from Erik von Scherling, Leiden, cat. 11 (November 1930), no. 953; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 620.
Language: LATIN   Country: Austria   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
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
Number of Images Available: 4
   
 
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
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
91. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 97
Description: - One leaf;;Parchment indexing tab on lower outer edge. - Not bound. - According to a sixteenth-century Latin poem formerly pasted inside the manuscript’s upper cover, the volume was transferred in 1504 from the Benedictine abbey of St. Peter in Salzburg, to the Cistercian abbey of Raitenhaslach, Bavaria (founded 1143, suppressed in 1803); the Benedictine abbey of Seitenstetten, Lower Austria (founded 1112, still functioning); sold by the monks in about 1926, probably to Jacques Rosenthal of Munich, and taken apart, the leaves with miniatures being dispersed by Maggs; this leaf, Maggs cat. 512 (1928), no. 291; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 631; Schmidt 1969, pp. 148 and 155 (then untraced); Nordenfalk 1975, p. 154, no. 7 (then untraced); Wixom 1977, p. 317, fig. 11 (then untraced); N. E. Brewer in ‘Catalogue’ 1988, pp. 5--57, no. 10; G. Schmidt, M. Roland and B. D. Boehm in Boehm and Fajt 2005, pp. 269-74, no. 116 d.
Language: LATIN   Country: Prague   Century: 15th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
92. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts C: 1
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Bought in 1909 by C. L. Ricketts from Tregaskis; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
93. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts C: 3
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: France   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
94. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts D: 5
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: Netherlands   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
95. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts H: 21
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 12th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
96. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts III: 25
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Bought in 1909 by C. L. Ricketts from Tregaskis; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
97. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts III: 53
Description: - 3 bifolia - Not bound. - Bought in 1909 by C. L. Ricketts from Tregaskis; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 1
   
 
98. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts K: 4
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - Count Grigori Stroganoff (1829-1910, died in Rome), with his stamp on verso; doubtless from his sale, Jandolo and Travazzi, Rome, 18-24 April 1910; C. L. Ricketts, bought in 1911 from C. E. Rappaport, Rome; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Baroffio 1999, p. 25.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 14th
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99. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts K: 6
Description: - 3 separate border strips - Not bound. - From the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini (1442-1507), who gave it to the Sistine Chapel, in the Vatican, where it was recorded in 1714; probably looted during the French occupation of Rome in 1798; the abate Luigi-Celotti (c. 1768-c. 1846), who probably cut it up; his sale, Christie’s, 26 May 1825, part of lot 48; perhaps William Young Ottley (1771-1836); perhaps part of lot 204 in his sale, Sotheby’s, 11 May 1838; C. L. Ricketts, bought from Tregaskis; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 16th
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100. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts K: 8
Description: - One cutting - Not bound. - Old number ‘849’ on verso; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Baroffio 1999, p. 25.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 14th
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101. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts L: 1
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Perhaps the Benedictine monastery of Santa Giustina of Padua; price of £24 and date "March 1920" in pencil; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Alexander c. 2010, pp. 66-67.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 16th
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102. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts L: 2
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - The Olivetan abbey of Santi Angelo e Nicolò in Villanova Sillaro, near Lodi; C. L. Ricketts, and acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Alexander c. 2010, pp. 67-8.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: 16th
Number of Images Available: 2
   
 
103. Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts L: 3
Description: - One leaf - Not bound. - Probably from the cathedral of Lodi, about 20 miles south-east of Milan, Lombardy (see below); C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Melograni 1995, p. 6, fig. 8; Baroffio 1999, p. 25; C. B. Strehlke in Tanis and Thompson 2001, p. 174 and p. 175, n. 5; M. Bollati in Bollati 2004, p. 596.
Language: LATIN   Country: Italy   Century: undetermined
Number of Images Available: 2
   
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