Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 34
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Julia Schlozman and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digitial Images (Link)
This manuscript is included in the Houghton Library website dedicated to Books of Hours, Picturing Prayer.
First Editions, Original Drawings, Paintings, Caricatures; the Work of the Great English Illustrators and Authors of the XVII–XIX Centuries…: Public Auction Sale December 2, 3, and 4 (New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941). MS designated lot no. 317 in this sale of the MS then owned by William H. Woodin.
Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library, February 14–April 1, 1955. Cambridge, Mass.: n.p., 1955. MS cited p. 21 as no. 63.
A brief description of the manuscript with an additional note on the probable origin of the manuscript. 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. 247.
A brief description with an additional mention of one of the manuscript’s marginal notes. 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 as no. 45 and pl. (reproducing f. 51v [Hours of the Virgin, Vespers: Deposition]).
A description of the manuscript with a general discussion of the characteristics of fifteenth-century English Books of Hours. Additional notes on provenance, bibliography, and miniatures—listed with folio numbers and captions. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck. Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. New York: George Braziller, 1988. MS cited pp. 71 & 223 and Fig. 47 (reproducing f. 37v (Hours of the Virgin, Terce: Flagellation)). HOLLIS
MS designated as no. 114 in this exhibition catalogue. The description of the MS graphically connects the parts of the MS to its illustrative campaign.