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DE RICCI, SEYMOUR AND W.J. WILSON: CENSUS OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
2 volumes, with index. New York, 1935-1940. With supplement 1962. Mostly reprint. $ 400
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- The manuscripts listed in the CENSUS OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, all dated before 1600, are dispersed throughout 477 public and private collections. This work covers virtually the total holdings of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada. Among the larger collections included are the Pierpont Morgan Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library and the libraries of Harvard, Cornell and Chicago Universities.
Arranged alphabetically by states, cities and libraries, including private collections. Brief descriptions include: probable date and place of origin, material on which written, size, number of leaves, kind of binding, former owners and references to printed descriptions (Sheehy).