Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 27
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, William Stoneman and Julia Schlozman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
E. P. Goldschmidt, Catalogue 8 (n.d.). MS cited p. 2, no. 3 and plate I (reproducing front cover).
A detailed description of the manuscript, with emphasis on its binding. Also, a brief discussion of the text, with explicit.
Catalogue of Highly Important Manuscripts, Extremely Valuable Printed Books, Autograph Letters, and Historical Documents, etc…: which will be Sold by Auction… on Monday, the 6th of April, 1925 & Two Following Days (London, Sotheby and Co., 1925). MS designated lot no. 490.
Catalogue of the Very Choice and Valuable Library, Principally of Important Books in English and French Literature and of Fine Illuminated Manuscripts, the Property of J.C. Adams, Esq. (decd.), of Snaithfield, Sheffield (Sold by Order of the Executors)…: which will be Sold by Auction… on Monday, the 7th of December, 1931, and Following Day (London: Sotheby & Co., 1931). MS designated lot no. 10.
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. II, pp. 2300-2301.
A brief description of the manuscript’s physical properties, approximate date, and provenance. Available online (Link). 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. 18, and pl. 11 reproducing f. 19v.
A detailed description of the manuscript and its illumination. An additional discussion of the text, including examples of various marginalia. HOLLIS
Barbara A. Shailor. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare and Manuscript Book Library at Yale University. Vol. 3: Marston Manuscripts. Medieval & Renaissance Text & Studies 100. Binghamton, NY: 1992. MS cited p. 367. HOLLIS
This MS cited as having similar “lattice work, acanthus scrolls and decorative empty spaces within initials” in a description of New Haven, Yale University Beinecke Library MS Marston 197.
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. 266. HOLLIS
Brief derivative description.