Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 486
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Marlborough Rare Books, Catalogue 43 (1960), no. 4 and illustration (reproducing f.1).
MS acquired from this source.
Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1961-62. MS cited p. 2.
MS cited in an annual description of accessions.
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. 281.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
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. 135, fig. 123 (reproducing f.1).
Brief description of MS.
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 as comparable in description of catalogue, part 2, no. 287. HOLLIS
Christopher de Hamel. Gilding the Lilly. A Hundred Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts in the Lilly Library. The Lilly Library, Indiana University Libraries, 2010, p. 156.
MS identified as once part of a larger volume containing Caesars’s Commentaries and Suetonius’s Lives of the Caesars; parts now Free Library of Philadelphia MS Lewis E 195, Fitzwilliam Museum MS 2 – 1974 and Lilly Library MS Ricketts 225.