BULLINGER, Heinrich (1504-1575) & Jean CALVIN (1509-64). Two Epystles of Henry bullynger ... another of Johan Caluyne ... whether it be laufull for a chrysten man to communicate or be partaker of the masse of the papysts, without offendig God and hys neyghbour or not. London: Robert Stoughton, 1548. Small 8° (132 x 88mm). Collation: A-B8, including final blank. 19th-century brown morocco gilt. Provenance: Thomas Hichmough (contemporary inscription on last leaf); Bute bookplate. Second edition. STC 4080 (lists 7 copies).
Theodore de BÈZE. A Discourse written by M. Theodore de Beza, containing the life and death of M. Iohn Caluin ... and the Catalogue of his bookes that he hath made. Turned out of Frenche into English by J. S[tubbs] m.d.lxiiii. Newlie imprinted. [Middleburgh: R.Schilders, 1578?]. Small 8° (138 x 85mm). Collation: A-E8. 19th-century calf. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. STC 2018 (lists 7 copies, including the present; in fact one of two Bute copies).
Heinrich BULLINGER. A Confutation of the Popes Bull which was published more then two yeres agoe against Elizabeth, the most gracious Queene of England. Translated by Arthur Golding. London: John Day, 1572. Small 4° (190 x 135mm). Collation: *4 A-Y4. Title within border of typographic ornaments. (Title stained and small portion cut out and repaired; small hole in *2.) 19th-century calf, edges gilt. Provenance: James Watney (19th-century bookplate). STC 4044 (lists 7 copies).
AUGSBURG CONFESSION. The confessyon of the faythe of the Garmaynes exibited to the mooste victorious Emperour Charles the v. in the Councell or assemble holden at Augusta .. 1530. To which is added the apologie of Melancthon who defendeth with reasons invincible the aforesayde confessyon translated by Rycharde Taverner at the cmaundment of Lorde Thomas Cromwell. London: Robert Redman, [1539?]. 8° (165 x 107mm). Collation: A-Z8 Aa-Bb8. Woodcut titlepage border [McKerrow & Ferguson 22]. (Title stained; minor worming in quires A-E, more seriously in quire B; corner torn from last leaf with loss of woodcut ornament.) 19th-century red morocco. Provenance: inscribed on verso of last leaf 'payed xiiis iiiid, apud Edinburgensis 16 July 1587'; Charles Areskine [i.e. Erskine] of Alva, Lord Justice Clerk (1680-1763), bookplate; Cardiff Castle bookplate. Second edition. Most of the text is actually Melanchthon's commentary on the Augsburg Confession. STC 909 (4)