Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett K.a.14

Publication Details

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

De praestigiis daemonum


Basel: 'ex officina Oporiniana', 1568

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Dark brown leather over pasteboards, centrepiece (Pearson, 'Cambridge', C2), double fillets at edge of board. Sewn on five thongs. Stubs of cloth ties. Title written horizontally on fore-edge.

Place of binding: 
Date range for binding: 
s. xvi2 (post 1568)

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  1. Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.
Date last updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 18:51