Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.f.8

Publication Details

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

Plotini Diuini illius e Platonica familia Philosophi

Publication: 

Basel: Thomas Guerinus, 1559

Binding Information

Binding detail: 

Blind-stamped brown leather on front and back boards, entirely replaced at the spine. Three-line blind fillets to the edges, with a panel made from Gibson roll XVI (Oldham HM.h(3)), enclosing diaper decoration in small size made of three-line blind fillets. Fleuron cornerpieces to the panel-frame. The roll was, according to Pearson, Oxford, in use in that university town between c. 1555 and c. 1565.

Place of binding: 
?Oxford
Date range for binding: 
1559 x 1565

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
1
Number of fragments: 
2

Further information

Provenance: 

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

Date last updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:27