Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.f.27

Publication Details

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

Homiliae, sive conciones praestantissimorum Ecclesiae Catholicae doctorum


Cologne: Maternus Cholius, 1569

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Brown calf over pasteboard; a central panel formed by two blind fillets with gilded fleuron corner-pieces (Pearson, Oxford, tool 62); blind centrepiece (close to Pearson, Oxford , xv or xvi, but note the caution on the international popularity of this design). Front board detached. Slots for cord ties, but nothing left in situ.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 
?c.1580 x 1619

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 
2 (one a blank)

Further information


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

Date last updated: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 07:45