GARDINER, Stephen (1483?-1555), bishop of Winchester. An explicati and assertion of the true Catholique fayth, touching the moost blessed Sacrament of the aulter with confutacion of a booke written agaynst the same ... exhibited by his owne hande for his defence to the Kynges maiesties Commissioners at Lambeth. [Rouen: Robert Caly], 1551.
Small 8° (140 x 94mm). Collation: A2 B-U8. N<->4 uncancelled. 19th-century purple morocco gilt, edges gilt. Provenance: George Teonge (17th-century signature on title); Bute bookplate. FIRST EDITION. Written in defence at his trial presided over by Cranmer in 1550. STC 11592