Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.f.29

Publication Details

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

Solida refutatio compilationis cinglianae

Publication: 

Tubingen: Georgius Gruppenbachius, 1584

Binding Information

Binding style: 
Gilt
Binding detail: 

Brown leather on pasteboard. Stamped arabesque centrepiece, gilded (design close to but definitely not identical with Pearson, 'Cambridge', C14). Three-line blind fillets to the edges. On seven thongs, rebacked. Remnant of green cord tie in situ in lower station on back board; stubs of two ties at upper board. Same style of binding used on Harsnett, H.f.29. At very top of fore-edge, title written horizontally, preceded by '14. D. 2'.

Place of binding: 
?London
Date range for binding: 
s. xvi ex or s. xvii in

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
1
Number of fragments: 
2 (both at front; none at back)

Further information

Provenance: 

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

Date last updated: 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 13:23