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CALVIN, Jean (1509-64). Certaine homilies of m. Joan Calvine, conteining profitable and necessarie, admonition for this time, with an Apologie of Robert Horn. Imprinted at Rome, before the castle of S.Angel [i.e. Wesel?: J.Lambrecht for H.Singleton?], 1552. Small 8° (127 x 85mm). Collation: A-G8 H4. (Lacking the final blank; sidenotes occasionally lightly shaved; marginal hole in G7 and 8; lower outer border of H1-3 repaired affecting 2 letters on each page.) 19th-century calf by Pratt, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, with a 36-page 'apology' by Robert Horne, the Puritan, later bishop of Winchester (1519-80). STC 4392

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CALVIN, Jean (1509-64). Certaine homilies of m. Joan Calvine, conteining profitable and necessarie, admonition for this time, with an Apologie of Robert Horn. Imprinted at Rome, before the castle of S.Angel [i.e. Wesel?: J.Lambrecht for H.Singleton?], 1552. Small 8° (127 x 85mm). Collation: A-G8 H4. (Lacking the final blank; sidenotes occasionally lightly shaved; marginal hole in G7 and 8; lower outer border of H1-3 repaired affecting 2 letters on each page.) 19th-century calf by Pratt, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, with a 36-page 'apology' by Robert Horne, the Puritan, later bishop of Winchester (1519-80). STC 4392

A very profitable treatise .. declarynge what great profit might come to al christendom, yf there were a regester made of all Sainctes bodies and other reliques ... Translated out of French by Steven Wythers. London: Rowland Hall, 1561. Small 8° (123 x 75mm). Collation: A-H8. (Minor staining.) 19th-century calf, edges gilt, binders mark RC on front free endpaper. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. ONLY EDITION IN ENGLISH. STC 4467

The Lectures or daily Sermons ... uppon the Prophet Ionas. Whereunto is annexed an excellent exposition of the two last Epistles of sainct Jhon done in Latine by August Marlorate, and Englished by N[athaniel] B[axter] newly corrected and amended. London: Edward White. 1580. Small 4° (175 x 135mm). 2 parts in one vol. Collation: A-T4, 2A-2E4. Woodcut title border. 19th-century calf by Pratt, (upper cover detached), edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. STC 4433

Theodore de BÈZE. A discourse written by M. Theodore de Beza, containing the life and death of M. John Calvin ... Turned out of Frenche into English, by J.S[tubbs], m.d.lxiiii. Newlie imprinted. [Middleburgh: R.Schilders, 1578?]. Small 8° (133 x 79mm). Collation: A-E8. (Title laid down), later portrait inserted. 19th-century purple straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate; Bute bookplate. Second edition. STC 2018 (lists 7 copies, including the present) (4)
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