Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 166
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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A.E. Johnson, “A Catalogue of Italian Writing-Books of the Sixteenth Century,” Signature, n.s. 10, 1950. MS cited pp. 34-36.
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. 266.
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. 232-233.
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
Dorothy E. Miner, 2000 Years of Calligraphy A Three-Part Exhibition Organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Peabody Institute Library, the Walters Art Gallery; a Comprehensive Catalog. 1965. MS cited p. 68.
A.S. Osley, Scribes and Sources. Boston, 1980. MS cited pp. 98-104. HOLLIS
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 pp. 46-48 as no. 23 and p. 12. HOLLIS
A full description of the MS in this exhibition catalogue and a passing reference to writing manuals.
David P. Becker, The Practice of Letters: The Hofer Collection of Writing Manuals 1514-1800. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1997. MS cited p. 8.