Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 17
Walters Art Gallery, The History of Bookbinding, 525–1950 A.D.: An Exhibition Held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, November 12, 1957 to January 12, 1958. Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, 1957. MS cited no. 136, p. XXXIV (reproducing binding).
A description and discussion of the manuscript’s binding with a note on provenance. HOLLIS
Ernest H. Wilkins, “The Harvard MS. of Petrarch’s Africa,” Harvard Library Bulletin, XII.3 (1958) 320-325, with 2 plates (reproducing f. 152v and binding).
A thorough discussion of the text with excerpts. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
B.L. Ullman, “Petrarch Manuscripts in the United States,” Italia medioevali e umanistica, 5 (1962), pp. 443–75. MS cited no. 15.
A 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. 252.
A brief description with a note on provenance. 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. 232.
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
Michael Jasenas. Petrarch in America: A Survey of Petrarchan Manuscripts. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1974. MS cited pp. 33-34, no. 20 pl. 15 (of f. I). HOLLIS
Dennis Dutschke, Census of Petrarch Manuscripts in the United States, Censimento dei Codici Petrarcheschi, 9. Padua: Antenore, 1986. MS cited no. 23, pp. 87-90.
An extensive description of the manuscript with excerpts from the text and folio numbers. HOLLIS
Sigrid Krämer. Scriptores codicum medii aevi: Datenbank von Schreiben und Besitzern mittelalterlicher Handschriften [electronic resource]. Augsburg: Dr. Erwin Rauner Verlag, 2001-2007.
Cited for its scribe, “Collis, Johannes Antonius de.” Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 4 March 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Typ 0017. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link