Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 250
This bibliography was compiled by Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
This manuscript is included in the Houghton Library website dedicated to Books of Hours, Picturing Prayer.
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. 5.
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 59.
Brief description of the manuscript. . 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 noting change in call number. 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. 111 with fig. 13 reproducing f. 64v.
A brief description of the manuscript with notes on miniatures, binding, provenance and bibliography. 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. Lat 250 cited p. 22.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard. HOLLIS
Brian Polk, “Secular Satisfactions,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 9 with fig. reproducing f. 58.
A general discussion of the potential, contemporary responses to the manuscript. HOLLIS
Jade Sabatino, “Embroidering the Annunciation,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 2 with fig. reproducing f. 29.
A brief discussion of the annunciation miniature. HOLLIS