Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.d.5

Publication Details

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

Praescriptionum Adversus Haereticos ...


Mainz: Johann Albin ('ex officina typographia Ioannis Albini), 1602

Binding Information

Binding style: 
gilt, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Leather over pasteboards, sewn on four thongs. Centrepiece, the gold tooling now worn, depicting the arms of Richard Bancroft as archbishop of Canterbury. Single gilded fillet at edge of boards.

Place of binding: 
Canterbury or London
Date range for binding: 
1604 x 1610

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  • Richard Bancroft (1544-1610), archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-10.
  • Samuel Harsnett (1561-1631), archbishop of York, 1629-1631.
Date last updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:49