BEDE, The Venerable. The History of the Church of Englande ... translated out of Latin in to English by Thomas Stapleton, Antwerp: John Laet, 1565, sm. 4°, FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, woodcut device on recto and royal coat-of-arms on verso of title, woodcut initials -- Thomas STAPLETON. A Fortress of the Faith ... the Faith of which time Protestants call Papistry, FIRST EDITION, Antwerp: John Laet, 1565, sm. 4°, woodcut device on title, 2 works in one vol., contemporary calf, covers with small gilt-stamped crucifixion scene within heart-shaped panel incorporating the 'I. H. S.' monogram (recornered and rebacked), modern slipcase.