Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett K.a.7

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book retaining early binding
Author of volume: 
Wolfgangus Wissenburgius (preface)

Basel: Ioannes Oporinus, 1555

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, ornaments
Binding detail: 

Brown leather over pasteboards, sewn on four thongs. Blind-stamped at centre an ornament of a curved leaf, placed within triple fillets with, at each corner of the outermost rectangle they form, a gilded flower ornament. Signs of there having been two cloths ties.

Date range for binding: 
s. xvi2

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
1 (2 fragments)

Further information

  1. Samuel Harsnett
Date last updated: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:24