Veiling 358 Old & Rare Books - (Post)incunabula

QUINTILIANUS. Institutiones oratoriae. (W. comm. by Raphael Regius). Venice, Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, "17 July 1493" (after 22 Feb. 1498). 205 lvs. (last blank lacks). Printed in Roman type, 46 lines (text) and 61 lines (printed glosses which occas. surround the text). W. Scotus device at the end, sev. diagrams & some fine woodcut initials. Fol. 18th c. vellum. (Sm. dam. to spine, label partly gone, w. 16th c. inscription on ti-p., several (cont.) marg. annot., ti-p. a bit thumbed/soiled, margins a bit dampstained in places).

Quintilian's pedagogical treatise on classical rhetoric covers not only the training of an orator but also a general educational theory, ancient literary criticism and the technicalities of rhetoric. Nearly forgotten during the Middle Ages, the Institutiones oratoriae was rediscovered during the Renaissance and exerted a strong influence on Renaissance and later prose style and literary criticism. - Line-to-line reprint of Hain 13652. With the extensive commentary by Raphael Regius (d. 1520), an Italian humanist from Volterra who resided at Padua. - GW M3682110; Hain-C. 13652; Proctor 5045; Polain 4679; Goff Q-29; BMC V, 441; Ebert 18423.

€ 1800

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