Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 40
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx, Johanna Rodda and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1945-46. MS cited p. 2.
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. 254-255.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
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. 120, fig. 142.
Kathleen L. Scott “Design, Decoration and Illustration,” in Book Production and Publishing in Britain, 1375–1475, ed. Jeremy Griffiths & Derek Pearsall. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 31–64. MS cited p. 62 and n82.
Kathleen L. Scott, Later Gothic Manuscripts, 1390-1490. A survey of manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles, v. 6. London: H. Miller, 1996. MS cited n. 115; I, 36, 42, 51, 61 n5, 76 n16; II, 268, 291, 315, 429, 430.
Kathleen L. Scott, “The Illustrations of the Takamiya Polychronicon,” in The Medieval Book and a Modern Book Collector: Essays in Honour of Toshiyuki Takamiya, ed. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal and John Scahill. Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY: D. S. Brewer and Tokyo: Yushodo Press, 2004, pp. 161-178. MS cited p. 174, n. 37. HOLLIS
MS described as datable 1461-1464 and cited in list of manuscripts with drawings in a similar style to Takamiya MS 43.
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck Collection of the Cincinnati Museum Center, Tuesday 27 June 2006 and Wednesday 28 June 2006. New York: Christie's, 2006. MS cited p. 120 in description of Lot 110, a related MS.
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 24 May 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Typ 0040. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link