Morgan Library Ghost Stories

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Non Furtum Facies Richard Priest

WILLIAM BÜCHER was proud of his collection of Aldines. It was almost complete up to 1529, the year in which Andreas Torresanus, Aldus's father-in- law and the second operator of the press, died. Only two incunables were missing: the Greek Horae and the Reuchlin. The latter was so rare that Bücher didn't know the location of a single copy. It was not listed in the catalogues of the British Museum, the Bibliothèque Nationale, or the John Rylands Library, nor in Proctor's Index, and no copy was recorded in either the American or Italian census of incunabula. A footnote in Renouard's bibliography of Aldines indicated that there might be a copy in Munich.

The Morgan Library had four copies of the Horae, which Bücher thought rather unfair, since he had not been able to acquire even one. Hence, he decided to steal one of the

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • List of Illustrations 6
  • Introduction 7
  • Morgan Library Ghost Stories 17
  • Old Macgregor: A Tale of Hallowe'En 19
  • Lily Hodge 33
  • Lex Talionis 40
  • Author's Note 57
  • The Ballad of the Belle 58
  • The Clergyman's Bargain 65
  • Non Furtum Facies Richard Priest 80
  • Bibliographical Note 86
  • Slide Lecture Liran Ludeley 87
  • Notes on the Contributors 105
  • Colophon 107
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