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GARDINER, Stephen (1483?-1555). De vera obedientia. An Oration ... touching True Obedience ... And nowe translated into English [by John Bale?]. Rouen: Michael Wood [i.e. London: John Day], 1553. 8°. Issue with 63 leaves (lacks initial and final blank, a few early pencilled marks in the margins, some light browning). Early 20th-century blindstamped calf, panels of spine ruled in gilt (a little rubbed). Provenance: J.P.R. Lyell, celebrated bibliophile (according to a pencilled note by) George Goyder (bookplate). STC 11586.
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