BARLOW, William (d.1568), bishop of Bath and Wells, later Chichester. A dialoge describing the originall ground of these Lutheran faccions, and many of their abuses. London: John Cawood, 1553. Small 8° (137 x 85mm). Collation: A-L8. Titleborder within typographical ornaments. (A few paper repairs not affecting any text.) 19th-century brown morocco gilt by De Coverly, edges gilt. Second edition, first published 1531. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. STC 1462 (lists 8 copies); of the first edition only one perfect copy is known.
[Agostino MAINARDI]. An anatomi, that is to say a parting in peeces of the Mass. Which discovereth the horrible errors, and the infinite abuses unknowen to the people ... By Chrystes humble seruant Anthoni de Adamo. [Strassburg: heirs of W. Köpfel], 1556. Small 8° (150 x 90mm). Collation: A-Z8 a-e8 f4. (Quire B from a shorter copy; slight worming in first two leaves.) 19th-century calf, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. ONLY EDITION. STC 17200
ANON. A plaine and godlye treatise concernynge the Masse & the blessed Sacrament of the Aulter, for the instruccion of the symple and unlerned people. [London: John Wayland? 1555?]. Small 8° (140 x 90mm). Collation: A-G8 H4 (lacking final blank), issued without a separate titlepage. 19th-century blind-tooled calf by Pratt, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate; Bute bookplate. FIRST EDITION. STC 17629 (records 8 copies, including the present)
I. B. The Fortresse of Fathers, ernestlie defending the puritie of Religion and Ceremonies, by the trew exposi of certaine places of Scripture: against such as wold bring in an abuse of Idol stouff and of thinges indifferent, and do appoinct th'authority of Princes and Prelates larger then the trueth is. Translated out of Latine into Englishe ... by I.B.. [Emden: E. van der Erve], 1566. Small 8° (139 x 92mm). Collation: a4 A-D8 E1. 19th-century blue morocco gilt by Bedford, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate.
ONLY EDITION. STC 1040
Roger HUTCHINSON (d.1555). The Image of God, or laie mans boke, in which the right knowledge of God is disclosed ... Newly imprinted. London: John Day, 1160 [i.e. 1560]. Small 8° (132 x 92mm). Collation: +8 &8 *8 A-H8 I4 K-Y8 Aa8. Woodcut title-border [McKerrow & Ferguson 95]. 19th-century brown morocco gilt by De Coverly, edges gilt. Provenance: Nicholas Epton, 1613 (ownership inscription on *1); Cardiff Castle bookplate. Second edition, first published in 1550. STC 14020 (lists 9 copies)
Roger HUTCHINSON. A faithful declaration of Christes holy supper, comprehended in thre Serms preaches at Eaton Colledge, 1552. Newly imprinted. London: John Day, 1560. Small 8° (133 x 90mm). Collation: A4 B-I8 K4 (lacks final blank). Woodcut title-border [McKerrow & Ferguson 88]. 19th-century morocco gilt by De Coverly, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. FIRST EDITION. STC 14018 (6)