Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 101
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link)
Samuel A. Ives & Hellmut Lehman-Haupt, An English 13th Century Bestiary: A New Discovery in the Technique of Medieval Illustration. Rare books monographs series, v. 1. New York: H.P. Kraus, 1942.
Dorothy Miner, review of Ives and Lehmann-Haupt in Art Bulletin, XXV, 1943, pp. 88-89.
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 n. 22, pl. 19.
Florence McCulloch, Mediaeval Latin and French Bestiaries. Chapel Hill, 1960, p. 31, no. 33, 42-43. 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. 258 as MS Typ 101 H.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
R.W. Scheller, A Survey of Medieval Model Books. Haarlem, 1963, pp. 101-103, no. 13, figs. 53, 54. HOLLIS
Robert Walter Hans Peter Scheller, A Survey of Medieval Model Books. Haarlem: Erven F. Bohn, 1964. MS cited cat. 13.
Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, Gutenberg and the Master of the Playing Cards. New Haven and London, 1966, p. 70, figs. 37d, e. HOLLIS
Dorothy Miner, “More about Medieval Pouncing,” Homage to a Bookman: Essays on Manuscripts, Books and Printing, Written for Hands P. Kraus on his 60th Birthday, October 12, 1967. Berlin, 1967, pp. 87-90.
A Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Philip Hofer Bequest in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 12-13 as no. 6 with plate. HOLLIS
A full description of the MS in this exhibition catalogue.
Willene B. Clark, “The Aviary-Bestiary at the Houghton Library, Harvard,” in Beasts and Birds of the Middle Ages: The Bestiary and its Legacy, eds. Willene B. Clark and Meradith T. McNunn, eds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, p. 26-51. MS cited throughout.
Jonathan J. G. Alexander, Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994. MS cited p. 163, n. 97. MS cited p. 51; p. 163, n. 97 and p. 168, n. 50, and f. 10 reproduced as fig. 73, where the miniature of the asp is pricked for tracing. HOLLIS
MS cited as an extensive example of pricked designs (26 of 36 bestiary subjects and 15 of 34 aviary subjects)
Robert Walter Hans Peter Scheller & M. Hoyle, Exemplum: Model-Book Drawings and the Practice of Artistic Transmission in the Middle Ages (Ca. 900-Ca. 1470). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1995. MS cited p. 188-192, no. 15.