CALVIN, John (1509-1564). Sermons... upon the. X. Commandmentes... Translated out of the Frenche into English, by J. H.[armar]. London: Thomas Dawson for George Bishop, 1579. 4° (190 x 135mm). Collation: *4; A-Hh4, Ii2 (*1 ?blank lacking, *2r title [verso blank], *3-4 dedication by Harmar to Leicester, A-Ii1 text, Ii2r colophon [verso blank]). Title with wide border of typographical ornaments. (Blank outer margin of title strengthened on recto, some other leaves with light damage to blank margins.) 19th-century half calf (rebacked). Provenance: Mathew Langley (inscription); Ed. Olive (signature); George Goyder (armorial bookplate, inscription noting purchase from Maggs Bros. in 1945). RARE. STC 4453 (3 copies, two extant in Scotland, B.L. copy destroyed, none in the U.S.A.).
John CALVIN. An abridgement of the Institution of Christian Religion... translated... into English by Christopher Fetherstone. 'Edinburgh' [London]: Thomas Vautrollier, 1585 [but ?1586]. 8° (158 x 106mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials and ornaments. (Lacking final blanks 2E7-8, small hole in E6, also light soiling to verso.) Contemporary limp vellum (section of lower cover cut away, ties lacking). Provenance: early inscription on verso of title; George Goyder (armorial bookplate). STC 4429. (2)