STOCK, Richard. The Churches Lamentation for the losse of the godly, delivered in a sermon at the funerals of that truly noble ... young gentleman Iohn, Lord Harrington, Baron of Exton ... Together with a declaration of his life and death.. London: for Edmund Weaver and William Welby, 1614. 8° (157 x 100mm). Collation: s8 A-H8. Full-page black view of the bier (skilfully restored in lower margin), woodcut armorial and portrait of Harrington. Blue straight-grained morocco gilt by Kalthoeber, edges gilt. Provenance: Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823), with his booklabel; Cardiff Castle bookplate. At end a poem by Sir Thomas Roe, an elegy and an epitaph in verse by F.H.D.M., and an epitaph by I.P. FIRST EDITION, one of two issues. STC 23273.5 (records 3 copies, including the present)
John BRADFORD (1510-55). A Sermon of Repentance. London: I.H. for Henry Bell, 1623. (Lacks blank? A1.) 4th edition, first published 1553. STC 3498 (records 3 copies, including the present). [Bound with:] DENT, Arthur (d.1607). A Sermon of Repentance. London: Thomas Snodham for Roger Jackson, 1616. First published 1581, all editions are rare. STC 6662.3 (records 4 copies, including the present). [Bound with:] Bartholomew CHAMBERLAINE. The Passion of Christ and the Benefits thereby. London: George Purslowe, 1620. (Tear in B4 without loss; some headlines cropped.) First published as a sermon in 1580, all editions are rare. STC 4948.5 records only the present copy. 3 works in one volume, small 8°, 19th-century calf gilt (covers detached). Provenance: William Maskell; Aubrey Townsend, 1850, both with bookplate; Cardiff Castle bookplate.
John COSIN (1594-1672), bishop of Durham. A Collection of Private Devotions: in the practice of the ancient church, called the Hours of Prayer. London: R.Young, 1627. 12°. (Possibly lacking an additional engraved title and blank? X6; calendar cropped.) 19th-century calf gilt by Bedford. One of two editions first published that year. Provenance: Mount Stuart bookplate. STC 5816 (records 7 copies, including the present)
Bartholomaeus KECKERMANN. Heavenly Knowledge, directing a Christian to the assurance of his salvation in this life ... done into English by T. Vickars. London: A.M. and I.N. for Thomas Jones, 1626. 12°, (probably lacking an engraved title). 19th-century calf gilt by Pratt. The second edition. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate. STC 14897 (records 5 copies, including the present) (4)