Rhetoricae Destinctiones in Quintilianum. Parisiis, ex typographia Matthaei Davidis, 1550.

Paris, 1550.

(bound with:)

PERONIUS, Joachim de. Topicorum theologicorum libri duo. Parisiis, Thomam Richardum, Paris, 1549

2 works in 1 vol., 8vo.; italic letter; device on title; the Peronius lacks the title-page and leaf N4, the Ramus title-page has been bound in front of the Peronius text; contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, head and foot of spine a little worn, two catches, one clasp intact, one missing.


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1. Third edition. "This is Ramus' commentary on the twelve books of Quintilian's Institutiones oratoriae later combined with Brutus' Problems to form the Lectures on Rethoric" (Ong p. 147).

Ong 185. Not in Adams, not in BMC. NUC 1 copy (variant imprint).

2. First edition. Perionius, together with Antonio de Gouveia, was the first to criticise Ramus' Aristoles views in 1543.

Adams P706. Not in BMSTC. NUC 1 copy only.

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