Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 12
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and Julia Schlozman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Catalogue of the Valuable and Extensive Library formed by George Dunn, Esq. (deceased), Woolley Hall, near Maidenhead; Sold by Order of the Executors. The Second Portion: Comprising Early Manuscripts and Printed Books and Old Bindings: which will be Sold by Auction… on Monday, 2 February, 1914, and Four Following Days (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1914). MS designated lot no. 1015.
Catalogue of the First Portion of the Famous Stock of the Late Mr. W.J. Leighton (who traded as messers. J. & J. Leighton), of 40 Brewer Street, Golden Square, W. (Sold by Order of the Executor [14 November 1918]) (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1918). MS designated lot no. 261.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 374 (London 1918). MS described no. 183 and plate 15.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 380 (London 1919). MS described no. 1666 and plate 3.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 395 (London 1920). MS described no. 32 and plate 3.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 404 (London 1921). MS described no. 46 and plate 23.
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. 36a.
Very brief description. HOLLIS
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. 958.
Brief description of the manuscript’s contents with folio numbers. An additional note on provenance. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
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. 231.
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, Richardson Collection. (Link) 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. 114 and fig. 107, reproducing f. 4.
Brief description of the manuscript’s contents and decoration. Additional notes on provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS