Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Fr 14

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Catalogue of a collection of books formed by William G. Medlicott, of Longmeadow, Mass., selected with reference to studying or illustrating Anglo-Saxon language and literature, English ballads and ballad literature, early English and early French literature, English Bibles, catechisms, and liturgies, bibliography, palaeography, and Shakesperiana, with other collateral subjects, including many valuable, old, rare and curious books and manuscripts. Boston, 1878.  MS cited no. 2728.

E. Langlois, ed. Le Roman de la Rose, par Guillaume de Lorris et Jean de Meun. 5 vols. Paris: 1914-24. MS cited vol. 1, p. 49, n. 1.
Briefly mentioned. HOLLIS

R. H. Hawkins, “The Manuscripts of the Roman de la Rose in the Libraries of Harvard and Yale Universities,” The Romanic Review (1928), 1-24. MS cited pp. 20-24
Provides detailed descriptions of the contents, provenance, dating, script and physical properties of the MS. Plates reproduce ff. 90v and 91r. N. B.  Cited as ‘Harvard B’. HOLLIS

E. K. Rand, “The Metamorphosis of Ovid in the ‘Le Roman de la Rose,’” in Studies in the History of Culture, 103-121. Menasha, WI: George Banta, 1942. MS cited p. 110.
Cited as ‘Harvard B’ based on Hawkins 1928, for layout and rubrication. HOLLIS

Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited vol. 1, pp. 969-970. 
Brief description, with information on the provenance and physical properties of the MS. HOLLIS

Kevin Brownlee and Sylvia Huot. Rethinking The Romance of the Rose : Text, Image, Reception. Middle Ages Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
MS cited in a list of Rose MSS with no miniatures, p. 360 (cited as “Harvard B” based on Hawkins 1928).

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