Sossia perseguida. Sueño, y pregunta de Cassio, a Prudencio.

Sossa (Iuan Bautista de)

Sossia perseguida. Sueño, y pregunta de Cassio, a Prudencio.

En que se trata del honor paterno, y amor filial con otras cosas de curiosas y buenas letras de humanidad.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in 1 vol., woodcut arms on title, again at head of Dedication, another, emblematic, woodcut on a separate sheet between the 2 parts, a little browned in places, pp. [xxiv], 61, [3], 719 [i.e. 723], [20], 4to, sometime recased in the original vellum over thin boards, overlapping fore-edges, remains of kid ties, spine lettered longitudinally in bold calligraphy, small patch missing from top

Publication Details: Madrid: Diego Flamenco, 1621

Notes: A formidably learned, and wide-ranging prudential work for the benefit of the author's 'carissima hija.' The list of authors cited occupies 8 pages (at the front), the index of topics occupies 10 pages, and the 'Indice de las cosas notables deste libro que tocan en historia, fabula, y letras de humanidad' another 9. Leading the poetical commendations is a sonnet by the youthful Pedro Calderón de la Barca (or, to give him his full dignity, Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño: given as Don Pedro Calderón Riaño here). Calderón addresses Sossa as h...more

Bibliography: (CCPB000056183-5; Palau 319933; Salva 2045)

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Price: £1,500

Subject: Childrens

Published Date: 1621

Stock Number: 64490

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