Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 18
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 a Valuable Collection of Illuminated and Other Manuscripts, and Early Editions of Classical Authors, Originally Formed about 1800 by Henry Ellis Allen, Esq., B.A., and Augmented by his son, Captain Samuel Allen; with a few Important Manuscripts from Other Sources… which will be Sold by Auction… on Friday, January 30th, 1920 (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1920). MS designated lot no. 31.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 395 (London, 1920). MS designated no. 22.
Maggs Brothers, Catalogue 404 (London, 1921). MS designated no. 42.
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. 960.
Brief description of the manuscript’s physical properties with an additional note on provenance. Available online (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. 115 and fig. 83, reproducing f. 1.
Brief description of manuscript, suggesting that its one historiated initial may have been retouched or added later. Additional notes on provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS