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MARY I (1516-58), Queen of England - A supplicacy to the quenes maiestie. Imprynted at London by John Cawoode, 1550 [i.e. Strassburg: W.Rihel, 1555].

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MARY I (1516-58), Queen of England - A supplicacy to the quenes maiestie. Imprynted at London by John Cawoode, 1550 [i.e. Strassburg: W.Rihel, 1555].

Small 8° (132 x 88mm). Collation: A-C8 D2. (Sidenotes cropped; last line on B2 shaved; three headlines lightly shaved.) Early 19th-century blue half calf with Roxburghe crest gilt on sides. Provenance: Joh. Gilbert (17th-century signature on title); Duke of Roxburghe, 1812 ¨1.3.0, (note on endpaper); Richard Heber Cat., Part VI (note on flyleaf); pencil note by S.de Ricci.

FIRST EDITION. An attack on Queen Mary, after the failure of Wyatt's Rebellion. "Wheras this noble realm off England hath of long tyme out of mynd bene the most fre contre in all Christendome, now is lyke to be brought into bdage and slavery of such a nacyon as all the worlde both hatyth and abhoryth." An earlier owner notes on the title "See The Displaying of the Protestants, by Myles Hoggard. Fol.118b." STC 17562 (records 5 copies, including the present, one imperfect, also 5 copies of another issue)
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