Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 131
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)
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 pp. 24-25 as no. 79 with reproduction of p. 118 as pl. 31.
Louis Marie Michon, Les reliures mosaïquées du XVIIIe siècle. Paris: Société de la reliure originale, 1956. MS cited pp. 21-25, 62, n. 3.
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: Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery, 1957. MS cited p. 185 as no. 454, pl. XCI.
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.
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
Otto Pächt, “René d’Anjou. Studien II,” Jahrbuch der kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien, LXXIII (1977), p. 7-106. MS cited p. 75, n. 5
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. 32 as no. 15 with reproduction on p. 33 of p. 56 of the MS.
Roger S. Wieck, “French Illuminated manuscripts in the Houghton Library: Recent Discoveries and Attributions,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31.2 (1983), pp. 188–198. MS cited p. 197.
Very brief mention in a listing of the Library’s holdings of French illumination.
Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Lillian M.C. Randall assisted by Christopher Clarkson and Jeanne Krochalis. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery, Volume II: France, 1420-1540. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Walters Art Gallery, 1992. Brief citation. HOLLIS MS cited pp. 513 and 520 in a description of Walters MS W. 463, another MS of the first text in the Houghton MS.