Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.d.45

Publication Details

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

Historia Ruth; [and] Esthera


Franeker; Leiden: Aegidius Radaeus (1); Iohannes Paetsius (2), 1586 (1); 1586 (2)

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Brown calf over pasteboard; blind intersecting fillets at edges, large centrepiece; remains of green cord ties in four stations.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 
s. xvi ex / s. xvii in (post-1586)

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 

Further information


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

Date last updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 13:11