Due orationi ... al Re Christianissimo.

Camillo (Giulio)

Due orationi ... al Re Christianissimo.

Description: text in italic, guide spaces for initials, 12 leaves, the last blank, 12mo in 4s, modern marbled wrappers

Publication Details: Venice: no printer, 1545

Notes: Two editions of these two 'open letters' appeared in Venice, the present (without printer), and one printed by Vincenzo Valgrisi: neither narrows the date down beyond the year. The Valgrisi edition is a completely different setting, is in Roman type, and has the printer's device on the title: but the collation is the same. Giulio "Delminio" Camillo (ca. 1480–1544), best known for his L'Idea del Theatro (which, like all his works, was published posthumously) was a famous man in his time, though he did make enemies, Erasmus and Dolet among them. He was invited to Paris by François Ier in 153...more

Bibliography: (CNCE 8708; USTC 818095, rare outside Italy)

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1545

Stock Number: 67628

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