Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 130
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
The Houghton Library Report of Accessions for the Year 1949-50. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1950. MS cited on p. 1. HOLLIS
A brief description without call number in a report of annual accessions.
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. 28, n. 96, pl. 58 & 59.
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. 262.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
Gunnar Tilander, Gaston Phébus Livre de chasse. Cynegetica, 18. Karlshamn: E.G. Johanssons Boktryckeri, 1971. MS cited p. 26.
H.P. Kraus, In Retrospect: A Catalogue of 100 Outstanding Manuscripts Sold in the Last Four Decades by H.P. Kraus. New York: Kraus, 1978. MS cited p. 208-209, n. 83.
Gruuthusemuseum (Bruges, Belgium). Vlaamse kunst op perkament: Handschriften en miniaturen te Brugge van de 12de tot de 16de eeuw : tentoonstelling ingericht door de Stad Brugge in het Gruuthusemuseum 18 juli-18 oktober 1981. Bruges: Stad Brugge, 1981. MS cited p. 265. 270.
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. 52, 123-124, n. 25.
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. HOLLIS
A passing reference without call number in a list of Hofer manuscripts dealing with animals.
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 130 cited p. 35 without shelfmark.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard.
Duke of Devonshire sale at Sotheby’s, London, 5 December 2012. Lot no. 51, Louis de Gruuthuses’s copy of the Deeds of Sir Gillion de Trazegnies in the Middle East.
This MS cited in a list of 21 other manuscripts outside the Bibliothèque national de France which contains the residue of Louis de Gruuthuse’s library of 155 volumes which was presented to King Louis XII of France.