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Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 203

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This bibliography was compiled by William Stoneman.
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This manuscript is no longer at Houghton Library.  It was the personal property of Philip Hofer (1898-1984) and was sold in 1985 to the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, where it is now MS 16.

Henri Augutse Brölemann by descent to his great granddaughter, Mrs. Étienne Mallet.  Sotheby’s, London, 4 May 1926, lot no. 29.
MS acquired at this sale by Chester Beatty.

Eric George Millar, The Library of A. Chester Beatty; A Descriptive Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts. [London]: Privately Printed, 1927.  MS cited I, 139-141 and plates XXXIX-XLII as Chester Beatty MS 42.  HOLLIS
Full description of MS then in the collection of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968).

Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library, February 14–April 1, 1955. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library, 1955. MS cited as no. 5 with pl. 1 (reproducing f. 100).  HOLLIS
Brief catalogue description.

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. 270.
Brief description. HOLLIS

Gerard Austin, “Liturgical Manuscripts in the United States and Canada,” Scriptorium 28 (1974), 92-100 at 97.  HOLLIS
Brief description in survey of liturgical manuscripts.

Nigel, Morgan and Stella Panayotova.  Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge: A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges.  London: Harvey Miller, 2009-  .  MS cited incorrectly 1.1, 28.  HOLLIS
MS cited incorrectly as being still at Houghton Library and as comparable in a description of Fitzwilliam Museum MS 27 (no. 7).