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16590 PARKER (Matthaei) de Antiquitate Britannicae Ecclesiae et privilegiis Ecclesiae Cantuariensis cum Archiepiscopis ejusdem Historia, recensente Samuele Drake, roy. folio, LARGE PAPER, portrait and plates of monuments, armorial shields, etc. calf extra, gilt edges, with the arms of the fifth Lord Sunderland on the sides, £5. Londini, 1729 Bound in 1729 or 1730, immediately after the fifth Earl's accession to

the title.

16591 [PARSONS (Rob.)] A Treatise of three Conversions of England from Paganisme to Christian Religion. . . by N. D. author of the Ward-word, Parts I, II in 1 vol. stout 12mo. vellum, scarce, 30s Imprinted with licence, 1603 This is the Jesuit's reply to Foxe's Book of Martyrs. A third part was printed in the following year.

16592 PITSEI (Joan.) Relationum historicarum de rebus Anglicis, tomus primus (all published), sm. 4to. calf, 10s Parisiis, 1619 16593 REEVES (William) the Culdees of the British Islands as they appear in history, with an appendix of evidences, roy. 4to. hf. calf, 30s Dublin, 1864 16594 ST. ALBANS' CHRONICLE. [Colophon :] Here ende the Chroniclis of englōde with the frute of timis, small folio, five leaves in facsimile and twenty-two others deficient, bound in red morocco extra, gilt edges, by Bedford, £300. Sanctus Albanus, s. d. [circa 1484]

No perfect copy of this excessively rare book is known to be in existence. Of the half-dozen recorded copies, all are more or less defective; that in the Grenville library being the only one which has ever been completed even by the aid of facsimiles.

There are few books so rare as those which were printed by the anonymous Schoolmaster of St. Albans, whose impressions were far more limited than those of his contemporary Caxton. He issued only eight volumes, and worked from 1480 to 1486.

The St. Albans' Chronicle contains the Brute Chronicle as current in the Middle Ages, from the story of Geoffrey of Monmouth and others; but the text is far less curtailed than that given by Caxton and his followers in the so-called "Caxton's Chronicle."

It is a curious thing, hitherto unknown, that folios D4 and D5 (in the second series of signatures) were reprinted by the Schoolmaster. They contain an account of the rival papacies of Rome and Avignon, beginning with the following words :

"And here began the xxii strifte in the chirch. And it wos more wors than euer was ony other befor, for it was so sotill that the wisest men that wer and the best conciencied colde not discerne with whom it was best to say and hold.”—As the reprinted leaves contain no alteration of the text, as one might expect, it is probable that those leaves were destroyed in

several copies at the very time of issue by order of some scrupulous ecclesiastic, and that the printer was authorized to reproduce them without change by the wiser Abbot of St. Albans, William of Wallingford. Any one who wishes to compare his copy with another may be informed that the obverse of D 4 ends with This in one edition and with This bone- in the other.

The twenty-two deficient leaves are as follows:-Folios 2-7 of table, a 5-8, b 8 leaves, e 1, in first series of sigs. ; and 38, k1, 2, in second series.

16596 ST. ALBANS' CHRONICLE, another copy, wanting 79 leaves, but exhibiting the peculiarity of two leaves reprinted (D4 and 5--see note above), blue morocco extra, gilt edges, by Zachnsdorf, £100.



Of the 209 leaves of which this copy is composed, five are in facsimile and one in MS. 16597 THACKERAY (Francis) Researches into the ecclesiastical and political state of ancient Britain under the Roman Emperors, 2 vols. 8vo. (pub. 21s), cloth, 10s 16598 THOMAS (D. R.) Esgobaeth Llanelwy: History of the Diocese of St. Asaph, 8vo. plates (pub. 37s 6d cloth), hf. calf gilt, 28s 1874 16598*TODD (W. G.) the Church of St. Patrick, an historical inquiry into the independency of the ancient Church of Ireland, 12mo. cloth, 3s

1844 16599 WILLIAMS (Rev. John) Ecclesiastical Antiquities of the Cymry; or the Ancient British Church, its history, doctrine, and rites, 8vo. cloth, 58 1844

e. Germany and Low Countries. 16600 ADAMI (Bremensis) Historia Ecclesiastica, 1670 Haymonis Historia Ecclesiastica, 1671-Engelhusii (Th.) Chronicon, 1671 —Ditmari libri iix, 1667-Gervasius Tilburiensis de Imperio Romano et Gottorum, Lombardorum, Brittonum, Francorum, Anglorumque regnis, 1673—Omnia ex mss. Codd. nunc primum edita à J. J. Madero, 5 separate works in 1 vol. small 4to. vellum, £2. 8s Helmestadii, 1667-73

This collection of the early chronicles of North Germany is now scarce. 16601 CAFMEYER (P.) Venerable Histoire de très-saint Sacrement de Miracle, folio, numerous plates by Krafft and Harrewyn, old gilt calf, from the Beckford library, £2. 16s Bruxelles, 1735

This très-saint Sacrement was a relic preserved in the Church of SS. Michael and Gudule in Brussels. It had had a wonderful history, which is here told like a romance, and is illustrated by engravings after actual paintings by great masters, whose names are all recorded. It was done on the occasion of a Jubilee.

16602 THURINGIA SACRA sive Historia Monasteriorum quæ olim in Thuringia floruerunt accedunt Samuelis Reyheri Monumenta Landgraviorum Thuringiae et Marchionum Misniæ, folio, numerous plates of portraits, monasteries, monuments, seals, charters, escutcheons, church-ornaments, etc. hf. bd. uncut, 35s Francofurti, 1737

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16603 BAAZII (Joannis) Inventarium Ecclesiæ Sveo-Gothorum continens integram Historiam Eccles. Suec. small 4to. vellum, £2.

Lincopiæ, 1642 From the first press of the town of Linköping in Sweden. 16604 BANG (P.) priscorum Sueo-Gothorum Ecclesia, 4to. hf. vellum, 5s Aboœ, 1675 16605 MONUMENTA politico-ecclesiastica, præside Olavo O. Celsio, subm. Enstedt, sm. 4to. bd. 4s Upsal. 1750 16606 JOHANNAEI (Finni) Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae, 4 vols. sm. 4to. facsimiles, hf. bd. £3. 10s; or, fine copy in calf, RARE, £5. Havnice, 1772-78

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Vol. IV of this important historical work is very scarce, and seldom found with the other three. It contains the general preface, a Monasticon, supplementary matter with Indexes. It is stated by Mr. Warter (Southey's son-in-law) that the stock of the third volume perished in a great fire at Copenhagen in 1794, and that copies of it were in consequence very rare; but his remark probably applied to the fourth, and not the third, volume. 16607 JUUSTEN (Pauli) Chronicon Episcoporum Finlandensium, annotationibus et apparatu monumentorum illustratum, disputationibus proposuit H. G. Porthan, 4to. hf. bd. rare, £3. 10s

Aboœ, 1799 16608 OERNHJÄLMS (Claudi) Historia Sveonum Gothorumq; ecclesiastica libri quatuor priores, sm. 4to. calf, 16s Stockholmiæ, 1689

A really great work on the history of the Church in the North, from the ninth to the twelfth century.

16609 RHYZELII (Andrea Ol.) Episcoposcopia Suiogothica, eller Stichtoch Bikops-Chrönika, 2 vols. in 1, sm. 4to. portrait, hf. bd. 9s Linköping, 1752 16610 SPEGEL (Archi-Biskop Haq.) Swenska Kyrkio Historia, 2 vols. in 1, sm. 4to. FIRST EDITION, THICK PAPER, the greater number of the leaves uncut, original calf binding, 30s Linköping, 1708-7 16611 SKRIFTELIGE BEWIS hörande til Swenska Kyrckio-Historien eller Biskops Chrönikan uthur gambla hand-skrefwna Böcker sammansökte, sm. 4to. first edition of the Supplement to Spegel's Kyrkio Historia, sd. 10s Upsala, 1716

g. Latin Church of East Europe.

16612 FUXHOFFER (Damiani) Monasteriologia 2 vols. in 1, folio, plates of monastic costume,

Regni Hungariæ, calf, £2. 8s Weszprimii, 1803

This Monasticon is a contribution of no small importance to the history of the Church in Hungary. 16613 JABLONSKI, Thorn affligée, ou relation de ce qui s'est passé dans cette ville depuis le 16 Juillet, 1724, traduite par Beausobre, 12mo. plates, calf, 78 6d Amsterdam, 1726

A legal tragedy resulting from a riot between the Polish Jesuits and the German Protestants of the town.

16614 VICENDE della Chiesa Cattolica di amendue i riti nella Polonia e

nella Russia, 8vo. sd. 5s

Lugano, 1843

16615 WENGERSCII (Andrea) Slavonia Reformatæ libri iv, continentes historiam ecclesiasticam Ecclesiarum Slavonicarum, imprimis Polonicarum, Bohemicarum, Lithuanicarum, Russicarum, Prussicarum, Moravicarum, etc. sm. 4to. old calf, from the Sunderland library, scarce, £2. 2s Amst. 1679

Written from the Reformers' point of view; and followed by Jovedeczii Summa Colloquii Roznoviæ habiti, 1660, etc.


For the Decrees of Councils see post under Ecclesiastical Law.

16616 ALLETZ, Dictionnaire des Conciles, par Filsjean, 8vo. hf. bd. 58 Paris, 1835 16617 GUERIN (Mgr. Paul) les Conciles généraux et particuliers, A.D. 50-1868, 3 vols. 8vo. hf. calf, 25s Bar-le-Duc, 1872

A very useful and cheap substitute for all the costly folios of Concilia. 16618 HEFELE (Carl Joseph) Conciliengeschichte, nach den Quellen bearbeitet, Vols. I-VII, 8vo. hf. calf gilt, 30s

Freiburg im Breisgau, 1855

Vol. VII ends with the Lausanne Synod of 1449.

16619 LATERAN COUNCIL, Julii II Bulla intimatiois generalis Concilii apud Lateranum, Romæ, Mazochius (1511)—Oratio prima Synodi Lateranensis habita per Egidium Viterbiensem, Roma, Beplin, 1512-Bulla secunde sessionis Concilii Lateran. approbans & renovās damnationem Pisani Conciliabuli (1512)-Bulla Interdicti generalis in universo regno Francie, Rome, 1512- Mandatū Catholici Regis ad Hieronimum de Vich . . . ut intersit Lateran. Concilio (1511)-Panegyris Mathei Epi. Gur. per J. Fran. Vitalem, s. n.—6 tracts, sm. 4to. title within woodcut ornaments, RARE, £3. 10s 1510-12

16620 LENFANT (J.) Histoire du Concile de CONSTANCE, 2 vols. roy. 4to. LARGE PAPER, numerous fine portraits, including John Huss and Jerome of Prague, Wickliffe, Ziska, Gerson, Pierre d'Ailly, and others, fine copy in old gilt Dutch calf, 188 Amst. 1714 16620*PERRY (S. G. F.) the Second Synod of Ephesus, from Syriac MSS. 8vo. cloth, 3s 6d 1881 16621 RICHERI (Edmundi) Historia Conciliorum generalium, sm. 4to. fine copy in old French red morocco, gilt edges, by Boyer, from the Beckford library, Hamilton Palace, £3. Coloniæ, 1680

A very learned writer, who held the superiority of the Council to the Pope, and denied the assumed infallibility of the latter.

16622 [SARPI (Fra Paolo)] Historia del Concilio Tridentino . . . di Pietro Soave, sm. folio, old russia gilt, Dr. Tregelles' copy, 15s, Londra, 1619



the same, sm. folio, LARGE PAPER, old calf, 25s 1619 another copy, LARGE PAPER, ruled throughout with red lines, fine copy in red morocco extra, gilt edges, the sides bearing a double three-line fillet and angle ornaments, the back richly ornamented à petits fers, in gold, £4. 1619



16624 ALBI (P. Henry) de la Comp. de Jesus. Eloges Historiques des Cardinaux Illustres, François et Estrangers mis en parallele, avec leurs Pourtraits au naturel, 4to. LARGE PAPER, ruled with red lines, but the bottom margin of the title-leaf cut off, 40 fine copperplate portraits, old French crimson morocco gilt, with arms and initials of SEGUIER on sides, gilt edges, FINE COPY, £15. 15s Paris, chez A. de Cay, 1644

The binding is probably an example of the art of Antoine Ruette, the royal binder. The initials referred to above are the interlaced monogram of PS MF (Pierre Séguier and Madeleine Fabri his wife).

16625 AUBERY, Histoire Generalle des Cardinaux, 5 vols. sm. 4to. old French calf gilt, £5. Paris, 1642-49

It is singular that this important work, dedicated to the Cardinals Richelieu and Mazarin in succession, should not be mentioned either by Brunet or his continuator. It ranges over the years 1049-1578.

16626 BANCK (L.) de Tyrannide Papa in Reges et Principes Christianos, Addita est L. Valla de ementita Constantini Donatione, 12mo. frontispiece, fine large copy with uncut leaves, red morocco, gilt edges, by C. Smith, from the Beckford library, £2. 2s

Franequera, 1649 16627 BONIVARD (François) Advis et Devis de la source de lidolatrie et tyrannie Papale, 8vo. woodcut portraits of the Popes, vellum, uncut, 10s


Geneve, 1856

Printed in antique style for the Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Genève. It contains a fiercely written work on the lives of the Popes, here printed for the first time; followed by an attack on some of the Reformers, and other unpublished pieces of the celebrated Bonnivard.

16628 GRATIANI (A. M.) Vie du Cardinal Jean François Commendon traduite par M. Flechier, 4to. portrait, fine copy in red morocco extra by Boyer, with Colbert arms on sides and monogram on back, stamped in gold, from the Beckford library, £5. Paris, 1671 16629 CIACONII Vitæ et Res Gestæ Pontificum Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalium ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ usque ad Clementem IX., 4 vols. folio, numerous woodcut portraits, coats of Arms, etc. calf, £5. Romæ, 1677 the same, 4 vols. folio, a fine copy in old red MOROCCO gilt, £10. 1677 16631 ILLESCAS (Gonzalo de) HISTORIA PONTIFICAL y Catolica, en la qual se contienen las Vidas, y hechos notables de todos los sumos Pontifices Romanos con las continuaciones por Leys de Bavia, Marcos de Guadalaxara, y Baños de Velasco], 6 vols. folio, old vellum, £2. 16s Madrid, 1652-78 16632 LENFANT, Histoire de la Papesse Jeanne, tirée de la dissertation latine de Mr. de Spanheim, 2 vols. in 1, 12mo. plates, calf, 28s La Haye, 1720

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