Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.g.13

Publication Details

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

Familiae romanae quae reperiuntur in antiquis numismatibus


Rome: Hered. Franciscus Tramezinus, [1577]

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Brown calf over pasteboards. Large blind-stamped centrepiece (non-Oxford variant of Pearson, Oxford, centrepiece xlv); three blind fillets to the edges. Sewn on six thongs. Front board detached. Remains of green silk ties in two positions at fore-edge.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 
s. xvii in

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information


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

Date last updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:49