Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 193
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 no. 59 and pl. 19, reproducing f. 183v.
A description of the manuscript’s physical properties, illumination, binding, and provenance. 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. 267.
A brief description of the manuscript with a note on provenance. HOLLIS
N.R. Ker, Medieval Libraries of Great Britain: A List of Surviving Books, 2nd ed. London: Royal Historical Society, 1964. MS cited pp. 223 and 324.
Briefly listed as being in Sarsden, Oxfordshire. HOLLIS
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. 127 and fig. 145, reproducing f. 155v.
A description of the manuscript and its illumination, with additional notes on binding, provenance, and bibliography. HOLLIS
Linda Ehrsam Voigts, “A Handlist of Middle English in Harvard Manuscripts,” Harvard Library Bulletin 33.1 (1985), pp. 1–96. MS cited pp. 67-69 with pl. reproducing f. 183v.
An extensive description of the manuscript, providing excerpts of the text. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Kathleen L. Scott, “The Illustration and Decoration of manuscripts of Nicholas Love’s Mirror of the Blessed Life of Jesus Christ,” Nicholas Love at Waseda: Proceedings of the International Conference , 20-22 July 1995, eds. Shoichi Oguro, Richard Beadle and Michael G. Sargent, pp. 61-86. Cambridge; Rochester: D.S. Brewer, 1997. MS cited pp. 73-74 with pl. 7 reproducing f. 155v.
The author links the illumination of the border on f. 155v to the work of the illuminator of the Waseda manuscript (MS NE 3691). HOLLIS
Kathleen Scott, Later Gothic Manuscripts, 1390-1490. London: H. Miller, 1996. MS cited v. I, p. 72 n. 23; v. II, pp. 118, 352. HOLLIS
Toshi Takamiya, “Review of Nicholas Love at Waseda,” in The Book Collector 49.2
(2000), 301-303. MS cited p. 302.
Briefly cited in a review of Kathleen Scott (1995). HOLLIS
Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards, A New Index of Middle English Verse. London: British Library, 2005. MS cited nos. 1370/8, 2577/18, 3305.8/4.
The manuscript is cited as a source for various pieces of verse, including the Arma Christi. HOLLIS
Charles Drummond, “The Vernicle in the Vernacular,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 8 with pl. reproducing ff. 184v–185; pp. 20–21.
An extensive description and discussion of the manuscript, listing its contents with folio numbers. HOLLIS
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 24 May 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Typ 0193. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link