Harangue ... touchant ce qu'ont faict les deputez de l’Université de Paris envers le Roy. Mise de Latin en Francois.

Paris, Andreas Wechel, 1557.

8vo., 32 leaves, printer’s device on title; marbled paper boards, leather label on upper cover.

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First French-language edition of the above, issued simultaneously with the Latin text and presumably translated by Ramus himself. Apart from La Dialectique, this is one of Ramus’ very few works in the vernacular. Very rare.

Ong, Inventory, 495 (no copy in the US).

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