London: The Deputies of Christopher Barker, 1593.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #044441
Small quarto in an attractive modern binding of tooled calf, gilt spine in compartments. Worming to the title margins and first few and last few pages touching a few letters in the preface and just touching a letter at the rear; old signatures to title. Clean otherwise and an attractive copy. The second edition after a first of only 40 copies. The Apologie was the standard defense of the High Commission's jurisdiction over clergy conformity and uniformity and an important defense of the ex officio oath (a.k.a. the Star Chamber oath). Three parts in one each with a separate title page: , 130, , 140, [2 blank], , 255,  pp Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 044441.