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A world of wonders

'An introduction to a treatise touching the conformitie of ancient and moderne wonders: or a preparative treatise to the Apologie for Herodotus', originally in French. Henri Estienne (c.1528-1598) was an influential French scholar and printer. This…

An apology, or answer in defence of the Church of England

John Jewell's 'Apology of the Church of England' attempts to provide a statement of the faith for the Church of England, and to answer Catholic challenges to Protestantism. Read the full text of this edition here.

Atheomastix: clearing four truths, against atheists and infidels

A theological work on the existence and nature of God, 'proved, by naturall reasons, and secular authorities, for the reducing of infidels: and, by Scriptures, and Fathers, for the confirming of Christians'. Read the full text of this edition here.

A chorographical description of all the tracts, rivers, mountains, forests, and other parts of this renowned isle of Great Britain (Poly-Olbion)

A topographical poem describing the counties of England and Wales, and their local traditions and histories. Book 1 of the work is accompanied by annotations by antiquarian John Selden. The 1622 edition was sold by John Grismond, who supplied books…

Certain sermons or homilies appointed to be read in churches.

The homilies are two books of sermons which expand the teachings of the Church of England, which were appointed to be read out each Sunday.

Bibliotheca Eliotae

The earliest comprehensive Latin dictionary, first published 1538. Read the full text of this edition here.

The Bible in English

The Great Bible was the first officially authorised translation of the Bible in English, and was mostly made up of William Tyndale's translation. This folio edition is the most expensive book in Corbett's bookshop, valued at 14 shillings in the…