The catalog entry for the Giant Bible of Mainz can be found on page 41 of Volume 1, and the Giant Bible is entered in this catalog as being "Manuscript 8." The Schutzner numbers are historical and not used as the shelf mark.
The 1954 catalog of the Rosenwald Collection, which was superseded by the 1977 catalog above. The Giant Bible of Mainz appears on page 1, as the third entry, and is listed as "Rosenwald Coll. ms. no. 28." This shelf mark is historical and no longer used.
The entry for the Giant Bible of Mainz can be found on page 125 of the 1962 Supplement to eh Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. The entry number for the Giant Bible of Mainz in this census is 186. This bibliographic number is not used to designate the shelf mark for the Giant Bible of Mainz.
Art historian Dorothy Miner (November 4, 1904 – May 12, 1973) wrote this piece in honor of the Giant Bible of Mainz's 500th year celebration, held at the Library of Congress upon its receipt of the gift from book collector, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Miner specialized in medieval art, and was the first Keeper of Manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum.
Hellmut E. Lehmann-Haupt (1903-1992) was a specialist of early book illustration. He became a widely published bibliography expert and author with over 200 titles to his credit. In 1950 he became chief bibliography expert for H.P.Kraus in New York city. He wrote about the connection between the Giant Bible of Mainz and the "Master of the Playing Cards."
This volume contains 50 essays by leading scholars in the fields of medieval manuscript studies and the art of the northern Renaissance. See in particular Christopher De Hamel's article, "Dates in the Giant Bible of Mainz," where de Hamel discusses the pace at which the scribe of the Giant Bible worked.