Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 5
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link)
Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca Phillippica. Middlehall, 1937. MS cited p. 97.
Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1946/47. MS cited p. 3.
Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library, February 14–April 1, 1955. Cambridge, Mass.: n.p., 1955. MS cited p. 21, no. 60.
F. Pinto, “Per la storia della libreria medicea nel Rinascimento,” Italia medioevale e umanistica III (1960), 189-210.
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 pp. 250-251.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
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. 233.
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, Typographic Collection. (Link) HOLLIS
Berthold L. Ullman and Philip A. Stadter, The Public Library of Renaissance Florence: Niccolò Niccoli, Cosimo de’ Medici and the Library of San Marco. Padua: Antenore, 1972. MS cited no. 760.
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. 118 with fig. 120 reproducing f. 1.
James Hankins, Italian Humanists in Ten Manuscripts from Houghton Library. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 1989. MS cited no. 1.
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. Typ 5 cited p. 28 without shelfmark.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard.
James Hankins, “Ptolemy’s Geography in the Renaissance,” in The Marks in the Field, Essays on the Uses of Manuscripts, ed. Rodney G. Dennis with E. Falsey. Cambridge, Mass: Houghton Library, 1992.
A. C. de la Mare, “Cosimo and His Books,” in Cosimo ‘il Vecchio’ de’ Medici, 1389-1464, ed. Francis Ames-Lewis, pp. 115-156. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. MS cited p. 137 and n. 80.