Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett K.a.15

Publication Details

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

In sacram Beati Ioannis Apostoli, & Euangelistae Apocalypsin Commentarij.


Antwerp: Pierre Bellère ('apud Petrum Bellerum, sub scuto Burgundiae'), 1593

Bibliographical reference for printing: 
USTC 406936

Binding Information

Binding style: 
gilt, centrepiece
Binding detail: 

Dark leather over pasteboards with Whitgift's coat-arms gold-tooled at centre (BAB stamp 3), and with three fillets at edge, the middle of them gilded. Bound on five bands, a gilded flower ornament in each spine compartment. Long pieces of green cloth ties in situ.

Date range for binding: 
1593 x 1604

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  • John Whitgift (1530-1604), archbishop of Canterbury, 1583-1604.
  • Richard Bancroft (1544-1610), archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-10.
  • Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.
Date last updated: 
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 11:01