Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.g.17

Publication Details

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

In novum testamentum annotationes


Basel: Froben, 1540

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, roll
Binding detail: 

Brown leather over bevelled wooden boards, blind-tooled panel made of doubled roll, with central lozenge from same roll (Oldham Roll FP. b (2) 666). Outer fillet frame going to edges, crossing at corners. Sewn on four thongs. Rebacked. Upper fore-edge clasp of leather and brass still in place; lower one entirely lost.

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Hosting Information

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Further information


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

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