Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 171
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
J. & J. Leighton. Catalogue of Manuscripts Mostly Illuminated, London: 1912. MS cited no. 121 and pl. 158 (reproducing f. 1).
Jacques Rosenthal. Catalogue 90, pars altera. Munich: 1925?. MS cited no. 143.
James Wardrop, “Six Italian Manuscripts in the Department of Graphic Arts,” Harvard Library Bulletin 7 (1953), p. 221-225. MS cited pp. 222-223 and pl. IIa. (reproducing f. 11)
Full text available online (Link) 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. 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. 235.
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
Alfred A. Strand. “Studia piccolomineana: Vorarbeiten zu eirer Geschichte der Bibliothek der Päpste Pius II und III.” Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Papa Pio II: Atti del Convegro per il quinto centenario della morte. Siena: 1968, pp. 295 ff. MS cited p. 384 in footnote 297.
Stan Knight, Historical Scripts: A Handbook for Calligraphers. London: A.&C. Black, 1984. MS cited in entry 57 as an example of Humanist Cursive and by the same scribe as New York, Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.473 and London, Victoria and Albert Museum MS L. 5161-1977 HOLLIS
Stan Knight, Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance. 2nd rev. & expanded ed., Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware, 1998. MS cited p. 103 as an example of Humanist Cursive and by the same scribe as New York, Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.473 and London, Victoria and Albert Museum MS L. 5161-1977. HOLLIS