Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.a.26

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book retaining early binding
Author of volume: 
Robert Bellarmine
Title of volume: 

Tractatus de potestate summi pontificis


Cologne: Bernardus Gualtherus ('Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri'), 1611

Binding Information

Binding style: 
plain calf
Binding detail: 

brown calf over pasteboards (evidence at lower board of printed waste used in the pulp); rectangles of triple blind fillets at very edge of boards; sewn on four thongs.

At front, a pastedown and flyleaf from a printed book: an edition of Gaius Vettius Aquilinus Juvencus [De historia evangelica, Book IV].

Number '3' written on fore-edge.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 
1612 x 1631

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 
1 (of two folios)

Further information

  • Samuel Harsnett (1561-1631), archbishop of York, 1629-31.
Date last updated: 
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 15:05