36. Giovanni Gioviano Pontano. Opera omnia soluta oratione composita (1518-19)

3 v.; 4° ; 202 x 119mm.

The Aldine Press published three volumes of Pontano's prose works in 1518-19; the one shown here is the middle volume. Included are treatises on the virtues of obedience, liberality, and splendor, as well as De sermone, a treatise on poetics, and several dialogues. One such dialogue, Charon, contains anti-clerical material sufficiently virulent that it is often mutilated or torn outright from the volume. BYU's copy, however, preserves Charon intact.

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