Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.c.21

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book in later binding
Author of volume: 
Dionysius Areopagita
Title of volume: 

Theologia viuificans


Paris: Henricus Stephanus, 1515

Bibliographical reference for printing: 
USTC 144512

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, roll
Binding detail: 

Panel formed of four intersecting rolls (Oldham SV. (a) 5), diaper within formed by triple blind fillets and growing-flower ornament (Oldham I. (3) 1007); fore-edge clasp still in place at lower station; catch-plates still in situ.

Same pattern also on H.c.22 (a second copy of the same printing, not included here as it has only printed flyleaves, formerly pastedowns, each providing a sheet formed of four octavo leaves from a book of hours).

Place of binding: 
Cambridge or ?London
Date range for binding: 

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information


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

Date last updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:49