Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 447
S. Cockerell, “Signed Manuscripts in My Collection: V,” The Book Collector (1952), p. 79-90. MS cited p. 79-80, no. 12.
Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1958-59. MS cited p. 1.
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. 279.
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. 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
J. J. G. Alexander and Albinia Catherine De la Mare. The Italian Manuscripts in the Library of Major J.R. Abbey. New York: Praeger, 1969. MS cited p. xxvii, n. 4.
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. 134-135, fig. 127.
Christopher de Hamel, “Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts from the library of Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1867-1962,” British Library Journal, 13 (1987), p. 186-210. MS cited n. 73.
Rodney G. Dennis, “The World of Madness and the World of Dreams: Charles Sumner and Philip Hofer as Collectors of Early Manuscripts,” Gazette of the Grolier Club, new series 42 (1990), 17-37. Typ 447 cited p. 35 without shelfmark.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard.
Barbara A. Shailor. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare and Manuscript Book Library at Yale University. Vol. 3: Marston Manuscripts. Medieval & Renaissance Text & Studies 100. Binghamton, NY: 1992. MS cited p. 182. HOLLIS
This MS cited as having “initials similar in style” and “signed by Biagio Saraceni of Vicenza in 1460 at Verona” in a description of New Haven, Yale University Beinecke Library MS Marston 94.