BUCER, Martin (1491-1551). The Gratulation of the moost famous Clerke M.Martin Bucer ... unto the churche of Englande for the restitucion of Christes religion. And Hys answere unto the two raylinge epistles of Steven, Bisshoppe of Winchester, concerninge the unmaried state of preestes and cloysterars, wherin is evidently declared, that it is against the lawes of God and of his churche to require of all suche ... to refrain from holye matrimonie. Translated by Sir Thomas Hoby. London: Richard Jugge, .
Small 8° (135 x 93mm). Collation: A-K8. (Small stain on title.) Early 19th-century calf. Provenance: Bute bookplate.
Only edition in English. The translator's dedication is dated from Strassburg. STC 3693 (records 5 copies, including the present).