Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 1
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and Julia Schlozman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Catalogue des livres rares et précieux, manuscrits et imprimés, composant la bibliothèque de M. P. Desq, de Lyon. Paris: L. Poiter, 25 April 1866. MS cited lot 1.
A description and discussion of the manuscript, with particular attention given to its decoration. HOLLIS
Catalogue of the Choice Library of Rare Books and Splendid Manuscripts of the Late Samuel Addington, Esq., which will be Sold by Auction, by Messers. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge… on Monday, the 24th day of May, 1886, and following Day, at one o’clock precisely. London: Messers. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, [n.d.]. MS cited lot no. 30.
A brief description of the manuscript, its decoration, and its approximate date. An additional note states that the manuscript is thought to have been in the possession of Saint Louis. HOLLIS
Grolier Club, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Illuminated and Painted Manuscripts together with a Few Early Printed Books with Illuminations—Also Some Examples of Persian Manuscripts—with Plates in Facsimile and an Introductory Essay. New York: The Grolier Club, 1892. MS cited pp. 1-2, no. 2, and pl. reproducing f. 173v.
A brief description containing much of the same information found in the Addington catalogue (1886). Available online (Link). HOLLIS
O. A. Bierstadt, The Library of Robert Hoe: A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America. New York: Duprat, 1895. MS cited pp. 10–11.
A discussion of the manuscript, focusing on the decoration and the possibility of Saint Louis as a former owner. HOLLIS
Carolyn Shipman, A Catalogue of Manuscripts Comprising a Portion of the Library of Robert Hoe. New York: n.p., 1909. MS cited pp. 5–6.
A description of the manuscript’s physical properties, decoration, and provenance. Available online link. HOLLIS
Catalogue of the Library of Robert Hoe of New York. Part II: A to K: Illuminated Manuscripts, Incunabula, Historical Bindings, Early English Literature, Rare Americana, French Illustrated Books, Eighteenth-century English Authors, Autographs, Manuscripts, etc.: to be Sold by Auction beginning on Monday, January 8, 1912. New York: Anderson Auction Company, 1912. MS cited lot no. 2425.
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited v. I, p. 956.
Brief description of the manuscript’s physical properties, approximate date, and provenance. Available online (Link). HOLLIS