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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wilson, Thomas, 1525?-1581.
Wilson's Arte of rhetorique, 1560.
[Oxford] At the Clarendon Press, 1909
|Named Person:||Henry Brandon Suffolk, Duke of; Katharine Willoughby Brandon Suffolk, Duchess of; Henry Brandon Suffolk, Duke of; Katharine Willoughby Brandon Suffolk, Duchess of|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Wilson; G H Mair; Desiderius Erasmus
|Notes:||"A reprint of the edition of 1585 ... collated with the edition of 1567, and with that of 1560 (which is the editio princeps)."
Original title, within illustrated border: The Art of Rhetorique, for vse of all such as are studious of Eloquence, set forth in English, by Thomas Wilson 1553. And now newly set forth againe, with a Prologue to the Reader, 1567. Imprinted at London, by George Robinson, 1585.
Among the examples given are: An examle of commending a noble personage [two noble gentlemen, Henry duke of Suffolke, and his brother Lord Charles]: p. 14-17; An epistle to perswade a yong gentlemen to mariage, deuised by Erasmus: p. 39-63; An example of comfort [addressed to the duchess of Suffolk on the death of her sons]: p. 66-85.
|Description:||xxxiv pages, 1 leaf, reprint (8 preliminary leaves, 232 pages) -236 pages 20 cm.|
|Series Title:||Tudor & Stuart library.|
|Responsibility:||edited by G.H. Mair.|