Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 3
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 of Valuable Books and Manuscripts…which will be sold by auction… on Monday, 29th of April, 1918, and three following days (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1918). MS designated lot no. 240.
Illustrated Catalougue of Early Printed Books, Rare Manuscripts, Royal Documents, and Reference Books, the Famous William C. Van Antwerp Collection of San Francisco, California, to be Sold… by Order of Mr. William C. Van Antwerp on Monday, May 1st, 1922. New York: American Art Association, 1922. MS cited lot no. 20 and pl.
A description and discussion of the manuscript, focusing on its illustration and condition. An additional discussion of Wycliffe and the translation of the Bible in the late fourteenth century.
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, with a longer note on the manuscript’s provenance. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Museum of Fine Arts, Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition, February 17 to March 24, 1940. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1940. MS cited no. 44a.
A very brief catalogue description of the manuscript. HOLLIS
William A. Jackson, “The William King Richardson Library,” Harvard Library Bulletin 5.3 (1951), pp. 328–337. MS cited p. 329.
Mentioned briefly in an article on the acquisition of the Richardson collection. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
David Sandler Berkowitz, In Remembrance of Creation: Evolution of Art and Scholarship in the Medieval and Renaissance Bible. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 1968. MS cited no. 77, with pl. reproducing f. 92v.
A description of the manuscript’s physical properties and illumination, along with an additional, historical discussion of Wycliffe and his translation of the Bible. HOLLIS
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. 113 and fig. 138, reproducing f. 1v.
A brief description of the manuscript, with additional notes on bibliography and provenance. HOLLIS
Linda Ehrsam Voigts, “A Handlist of Middle English in Harvard Manuscripts,” Harvard Library Bulletin 33.1 (1985), pp. 1–96. MS cited pp. 54-56 and pl. reproducing f. 1v.
An extensive description of the manuscript and its illumination, providing excerpts of the text. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
R.E. Lewis, N.F. Blake, and A.S.G. Edwards, Index of Printed Middle English Prose. New York; London: Garland, 1985. MS cited p. 16 no. 41, p. 41 no. 119, and p. 329.
Cited as a source for the De salutaribus documentis of Pseudo-Augustine, and for Wycliffe’s translation of the Bible. HOLLIS