Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 44
This bibliography was compiled by Laura Light, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
Sir Thomas Phillipps sale. Sotheby’s, London, 10 June 1896, lot no. 975 for £7.
Bernard Quaritch. Catalogue 164. London: 1896, no. 139 for £12.12.0.
Seymour de Ricci, “A Handlist of Latin Classical Manuscripts in American Libraries,” Philological Quarterly 1 (1922), 100-108. MS cited p. 106.
A brief description of MS with emphasis on its provenance.
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, I. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited p. 981.
Brief description. HOLLIS
A.N.L. Munby, The Dispersal of the Phillipps Library. Phillipps Studies, no. 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1960, MS cited p. 59.
Rodney G. Dennis. “Collecting Early Manuscripts at Harvard,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31 (1983), 285—298. MS cited pp. 287-289 with reproduction of front pastedown and flyleaf. HOLLIS
MS is one of six classical texts acquire by Harvard in 1896.
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 81-82 as n. 30.
A full description and discussion of the MS.
Laura Light, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. Binghamton: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1995. MS cited p. 84-88, pl. 23.
Thorough description of contents and physical properties of MS; information on production and provenance. HOLLIS