Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 249
This bibliography was compiled by Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Justin Winsor, “The Collection of Books and Autographs Bequeathed to Harvard College Library by the Honorable Charles Sumner,” Harvard University Library Bibliographical Contributions 6 (1879). MS cited p. 17, col. 1, no. 4.
Brief description. 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 v. I, p. 1016 as Sumner 57.
Brief description; an additional note describing the arms of a previous owner. 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. 244.
Very brief citation of call number change. HOLLIS
John Plummer, The Last Flowering: French Painting in Manuscripts, 1420–1530, from American Collections. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1982. MS cited no. 97 with fig. 97 reproducing f. 14v.
A discussion of the manusript, relating it to others produced by the Master of the Burgundian Prelates. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, “French Illuminated manuscripts in the Houghton Library: Recent Discoveries and Attributions,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31.2 (1983), pp. 188–198. MS cited pp. 194-195 and reproducing f. 95 as fig 7.
Very brief mention in a listing of the Library’s holdings of French illumination.
Available online (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 no. 17 with fig. reproducing f. 15v.
A description of the manuscript with notes on miniatures, binding, provenance and bibliography. An additional discussion of the Master of the Burgundian Prelates. HOLLIS
Rodney G. Dennis, “The World of Madness and the World of Dreams: Charles Sumner and Philip Hofer as Collectors of Early Manuscripts,” Gazette of the Grolier Club, new series 42 (1990), 17-37. MS Lat 249 cited pp. 20-22 without shelfmark and reproduces f. 15v as fig.1.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard. HOLLIS
Julia Schlozman, “Antisemitism and Adoration of the Eucharist,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 7 with fig. reproducing f. 29.
A discussion of the Adoration of the Eucharist miniature. HOLLIS
Lilian M. C. Randall, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992. MS cited v. II part 1, p. 286; part 2, pp. 392 and 355.
Briefly cited as a comparison for MSS W. 213, W. 255 and W. 278. HOLLIS
J.J.G. Alexander, James Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library. New York: New York Public Library, 2005. MS cited no. 58.