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BURTON, Henry
The baiting of the Pope's bull. Or An vnmasking of the mystery of iniquity
London, By W[illiam] I[ones, Augustine Mathewes, John Jaggard? and others?] for Michaell Sparke, 1627. [A SUPPRESSED WORK] FIRST EDITION. 4to.pp. [lii], 95, [i]: pi², [par.] ,[2par.] , a , 2* , [sec.] , A-N [Without [sec]4 blank]. pi², M-N are the same setting as 4137, and 2[par.] , 2* . [sec.] are reimposed from 4137. A. Mathewes pr[inted]. at least [par.] , a ; I. Jaggard prob[ably]. pr[inted]. at least A-B , and other printers may have been involved STC. Copies may show a mixture of sheets with STC 4137. ESTC. Roman and Italic letter, Large woodcut on title of the King attacking the Pope with his sword whilst a Catholic Bishop below turns away his followers by presenting them with the Papal Bull, woodcut initials, head and tail-pieces, typographical ornaments, Huth label on pastedown, bookplate of the Fox Pointe collection on fly, Wilfred Merton 1912 in pencil on fly with price £2.20 below, William H Allen s bookseller description loosely inserted. Very light age yellowing, blank rectos of first and verso of last leaf slightly dusty, very rare marginal spot or mark. A fine, wide margined copy, with many deckle edges, in handsome mid C19th calf by Clarke & Bedford, covers bordered with a triple gilt rule, spine with gilt ruled raised bands, gilt ruled in compartments with fleurons gilt at centres, black morocco labels gilt lettered, edges and inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g. A fine, large margined, copy of this very rare work by the puritan Devine Henry Burton, a point by point rebuttal of the Papal bull issued by Urban VIII in 1626 in which he counselled English Catholics to … [Click Below for Full Description]
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