Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Richardson 43
This bibliography was compiled by Jessica Berenbeim, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Johanna Rodda and Julia Schlozman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
E. P. Goldschmidt, bookseller, London: his Catalogue 50 (London, n.d.). MS designated no. 272, with plate.
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.
A brief description of the manuscript’s contents and physical properties, with a note on the scribe. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Berthold L. Ullman, “Petrarch Manuscripts in the United States,” Italia medioevale e umanistica 5 (1962), pp. 443–75. MS cited pp. 448-449, no. 14.
Lists the contents of the manuscript with folio numbers, also provides the order of poems in Canzoniere, and the order of Trionfi. HOLLIS
2,000 Years of Calligraphy: A Three-part Exhibition Organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Peabody Institute Library [and] the Walters Art Gallery, June 6–July 18, 1965: A Comprehensive Catalog, compiled by Dorothy E. Miner, Victor I. Carlson, and P.W. Filby. Baltimore: [n.p.], 1965. MS cited pp. 59-60, no. 41 with pl.
An extensive description and discussion of the manuscript, focusing on paleographic qualities and the supposed scribe, Antonio di Mario. HOLLIS
Michael Jasenas. Petrarch in America: A Survey of Petrarchan Manuscripts. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1974. MS cited pp. 24-25, no. 3. 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. 118 and fig. 121 (reproducing f. 9).
A brief description of the manuscript’s contents, physical properties, date, scribe, and provenance. Bibliography provided. HOLLIS
Dennis Dutschke, Census of Petrarch Manuscripts in the United States. Padua: Editrice Antenore, 1986. MS cited pp. 85-87, no. 22.
An extensive description of the manuscript, offering a different attribution for its scribe—ser Giovanni di Piero da Stia, rather than Antonio di Mario. Describes illuminated initials, providing folio numbers. Lists manuscript’s contents with folio numbers. Provides provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 4 March 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Richardson. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link