BARLOW, William (d.1613), bishop of Lincoln. An answer to a Catholike English-man (so by him-selfe entituled), who without a name, passed his censure upon the Apology, made by the High and mighty Prince James ... King of Great Brittaine. London: Thomas Haveland for Mathew Law, 1609.
Small 4° (188 x 135mm). Collation: s2 A-Z4 Aa-Zz4 3a4 3b2, with final blank. London binding of CONTEMPORARY RED TURKEY BLOCKED AND TOOLED IN GOLD to a panel design with centre and corner blocks, flat spine in seven compartments tooled in gold, edges gilt, slits for ties, in the style of John Bateman, the successor of the MacDurnan Gospels Binder, (small wormhole in spine). Provenance: Dr. Richard Farmer (1735-97) with his signature, sold at his sale in May 1798 to; Charles Lynes, with his signature, and that of Henry V. Lynes (dated Sept. 1821); John, 4th Marquess of Bute bookplate.
FIRST EDITION. An answer to Robert Parsons's attack on James I in The judgment of a catholicke Englishman (1608). This work is dedicated to James I. STC 1446.