Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 246
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, II. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited p. 1698, n. 29.
Brief description. HOLLIS
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.) and Dorothy Miner, Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance: An Exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, January 27–March 13. Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, 1949. MS cited n. 231.
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 n. 124, pl. 68.
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. 274.
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. 236.
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
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 p. 46. HOLLIS
Harvard, Stephen, and Bernardino Cataneo. An Italic Copybook: The Cataneo Manuscript. Studies in the history of calligraphy, 5. New York, N.Y.: Published for the Dept. of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Houghton Library, Harvard University and the Newberry Library by Taplinger Pub. Co, 1981.
Facsimile of MS. HOLLIS
Stan Knight, Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance. 2nd rev. & expanded ed., Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware, 1998. MS cited and reproduced on pp. 96-97 as an example of Humanist Italic Corsiva. HOLLIS
Annie Cicale, The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration. New York: Lark Books, 2004. MS cited p. 62.
Cited as an exemplar for calligraphy.