Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.g.2

Publication Details

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

Opera Tertulliani et Arnobii quotquot ab interitu vindicari summorum virorum industria potuerunt ... omnia studio et labore Renati Lavrentii de la Barre


Paris: Guilielmus Iulianus (colophon: Excudebat Petrus le Voirrier Regius in Mathematicis Typographus), 1580

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Light brown calf over pasteboards, rebacked on six thongs by Richard Amer, Lincoln Inn's Gate, 1971. Large gilt centrepiece, a gilt fillet to the edges. Both boards now detached.

Date range for binding: 
s. xvi ex / s. xvii in

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  • Notes at the final flyleaves on the preceding volume, by a pre-Harsnett owner.
  • Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.
Date last updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:49