Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett I.d.3

Publication Details

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

Assertionum Martini Lutheri confutatio


Cologne: Eucharius Ceruicornus, 1525

Bibliographical reference for printing: 
USTC 613566

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, panel
Binding detail: 

Oldham, Panels, Trip.6. Two long metal clasps on lower board, with seats for straps on upper board. On three thongs, rebacked (1970/71?). Written vertically on fore-edge: 'Roffensis contra lu''.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  1.  Matthew Parker (1503-75), archbishop of Canterbury (1559-75): his red crayon at top of lower pastedown: ‘cereus nasus 33’ (referring to last line of fol. 33, which he also underlines); also his marginalia in pen with maniculae throughout the volume and at verso of back flyleaf (with thanks to Prof. Alexandra Gillespie and Dr Laura Mitchell for help in the identification)
  2. Samuel Harsnett (1561-1631), archbishop of York (1629-31)
Date last updated: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:38