Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 749
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
Sotheby and Co., London, Catalogue of Nineteen Highly Distinguished Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, April 3, 1957. MS cited as no. 19. Quaritch, Catalogue 767, no. 15.
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 pp. 22-23 as no. 11. HOLLIS
A full description of the MS in this exhibition catalogue.
Christopher de Hamel, “Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts from the Library of Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962), British Library Journal, 13 (1987). MS cited n. 38.
Diane E. Booton, Manuscripts, Market and the Transition to Print in Late Medieval Brittany. Ashgate, 2010. MS cited p. 137, 160 n. 15, and p. 311 as one of five manuscripts owned by Jeanne de Navarre. HOLLIS
Scot McKendrick, “A European Heritage: Books of Continental Origin collected by the English Royal Family from Edward III to Henry VIII,” in Scot McKendrick, John Lowden and Kathleen Doyle, eds., Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination. London: British Library, 2011, 42-65. MS cited p. 48. HOLLIS
MS cited as an example of royal brides of French origin who brought to England important books from their homelands, in this case Joan of Navarre, the second wife of Henry IV.