Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 170
This bibliography was compiled by Laura Light, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Catalogue of the very select and valuable library of William Roscoe, esq., which will be sold by auction, by Mr Winstanley, at his rooms in Marble Street, Liverpool, on Monday the 19th of August, 1816. MS cited as lot no. 1789 and sold for £2.3.0 to a Mr. Ford, a bookdealer in Manchester. 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 in v. I, p. 998 as MS Norton 2002.
Brief description with information on the provenance and physical properties of the MS. HOLLIS
W.H. Bond and C.U. Faye, Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962. MS cited p. 238.
Very brief citation of call number change. HOLLIS
Paul Oskar Kristeller, Iter Italicum: A Finding List of Uncatalogued or Incompletely Catalogued Humanistic Manuscripts of the Renaissance in Italian and other Libraries. London: Warburg Institute; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963–97. MS cited in v. V, p. 226.
Accessible through Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance, a “subscribers only” database. To search the database, connect to: Iter Italicum and search by Houghton Library, Latin Manuscripts. (Link) HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350–1525, in the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1983. MS cited p. 110 and fig. 79 reproducing f. 18v.
Fig. 79 reproduces f. 18v. HOLLIS
J. Hankins, “Bruni Manuscripts in North America: A Handlist,” in Per il censimento dei codici dell'epistolario di Leonardo Bruni: seminario internazionale di studi : Firenze, 30 ottobre 1987, eds. Lucia Gualdo Rosa and Paolo Viti. Nuovi studi storici, 10. Roma: Istituto storico italiano per il Medio Evo, 1991, p. 55-90. MS cited p. 67, n. 10.
Laura Light, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. Binghamton: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1995. MS cited pp. 260-262 and pl. 52 reproducing f. 1.
Thorough description of contents and physical properties of MS, with mention of production and provenance. HOLLIS