Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 14
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, William Stoneman and Julia Schlozman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
The Phillipps Manuscripts: Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum in bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bt., impressum typis Medio-Montanis, 1837–1871,with an introduction by A.N.L. Munby (London: Holland Press, 1968). MS designated no. 3720.
Brief citation in a list of Phillips Manuscripts. HOLLIS
Catalogue of a Further Portion of the Famous Collection of Classical, Historical, Topographical and other Manuscript & Autograph Letters of the late Sir Thomas Phillipps, bart. F.R.S., &c. of Middle Hill, Worcestershire, and Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham…: which will be Sold by Auction… on Monday, the 6th of June, 1898, and five following days ([London]: Messers. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1898). MS designated lot no. 57.
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. 384.
E. P. Goldschmidt & Co., Rare and Valuable Books, Comprising Manuscripts, Early Printed Books, Italian Literature, Medicine, Geography, Travels, Americana, Rare XVIth and XVIIth Century Books, Bibliography, Catalogue 15. ndon: n.p., n.d.. MS cited no. 4.
Brief description of the manuscript’s physical properties, and provenance.
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., Greek and Roman Classics, Church Fathers, Mediaeval Literature, S. Augustine, Dante, Erasmus; Including a Number of Manuscripts and Fine Editions, Catalogue 19 (London: n.p., n.d. [193-?]). MS designated no. 119.
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. 959.
Brief description of manuscript’s physical properties, and an extensive note on provenance. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
A.N.L. Munby, The Formation of the Phillipps Library up to the Year 1840, Phillipps Studies, 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1954. MS cited pp. 153 and 33.
Very brief citation under the heading “Ex Bibliotheca M. Allard.” HOLLIS
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. 222.
Very brief description. HOLLIS
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited no. 24 and pl. 16 reproducing f. 2.
Extensive description of the manuscript’s physical properties. HOLLIS
Rodney G. Dennis, “Notes concerning le pliage,” Scriptorium 47 (1993), pp. 166–173. MS cited pp. 170–173 and pl. 28, reproducing ff. 77v–78.
A codicological discussion of the manuscript. HOLLIS
Monique Peyrafort-Huin, with the collaboration of Patricia Stirnemann and a contribution by Jean-Luc Benoit, La bibliothèque médiévale de l’abbaye de Pontigny (XIIe–XIXe siècles): Histoire, inventaires anciens, manuscrits. Paris: CNRS, 2001. MS ctied no. 68.
An extensive description of the manuscript covering much of the same information as Light (1988), with an additional note on the manuscript’s various scribes. HOLLIS
William P. Stoneman, Of Current Interest: Recent Research on Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Hougton Library. Cambridge: Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library, 2006. MS cited no. 7.
A brief description that provides bibliography and a list of the manuscript’s contents. HOLLIS
Jorge Juan Fernandez Sangrador. “Textos patristicos en la coleccion de manuscritos latinos antiguos de The Houghton Library (The Harvard College Library,” Helmantica 61 (2010), 259-278 at p. 265. HOLLIS
Brief derivative description.
Don C. Skemer. Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library. Princeton: Department of Art & Archaeology and the Princeton University Library in association with the Princeton University Press, 2013. MS cited I, 24.
This MS cited in a list as one of four MSS now in American collections, associated with the Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame at Pontigny and purchased by Sir Thomas Phillips, in a description of Princeton, MS Garrett 30.