Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 41
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and Julia Schlozman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
W. H. Schab, Catalogue (1940). MS designated no. 188.
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 no. 66.
A description of the manuscript’s physical properties, and a brief discussion of the manuscript’s contents and illumination. 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. 248.
Very brief description. 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
Houghton Library, The Houghton Library 1942–1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library [distributed by Harvard University Press], 1967. MS cited p. 40 (with pl. reproducing f. 4).
F. 4 reproduced without accompanying text. 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. 117 and fig. 88 (reproducing f. 4).
A brief description of the manuscript, giving provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS
V. Zaccaria, ed., Giovanni Boccaccio De mulieribus claris, vol. 10 of Tutte le opera di Giovanni Boccaccio, ed. Vittore Branca. Milan: 1967. MS cited p. 457.
Susy Marcon in Boccaccio visualizzato: Narrare per parole e per immagini fra Medioevo e Rinascimento, ed. Vittore Branca. Biblioteca di storia dell’arte 30. Torino: Giulio Einaudi, 1999. MS cited II, no. 111 with pls. reproducing details of 18 folios.
A description of the manuscript and its miniatures with folio numbers. There is also an additional reference to this manuscript at I, 134. HOLLIS