Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.b.30

Publication Details

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

Omnium operum divi aurelii augustini


Augsburg: Heinricus Steyner, 1537

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, roll
Binding detail: 

Oldham, Blind-stamped, DI.h(3) / 617. A rolled panel encloses a saltire made of double-rolls. On four thongs, rebacked. Evidence on upper board of there having been three nails for two straps, and on lower board the corresponding large metal clips.Faint signs of title written vertically (foot towards upper board) on fore-edge. Oldham proposes either London or Cambridge for this binding, with a date-range of 1521-37. The final terminal date is that of this printing; it may be that Oldham had this volume in mind when proposing that year as the roll's last appearance.

Place of binding: 
London or Cambridge
Date range for binding: 
1537 or soon after

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information


Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.

Date last updated: 
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 09:52