Lot 183 of 515:
Le Jay's Bibliotheca Rhetorum 1727  

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Bibliotheca Rhetorum Praecepta et Exempla Complectens, quae tam ad Oratoriam Facultatem, Quam ad Poeticam Pertinent

Le Jay, Gabriel Francois


Joh. Andr. de la Haye



5 volumes. (12mo) 16x9 cm (6¼x3½"), later calf, raised spine bands, red morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. 

The Bibliotheca Rhetorum of the French Jesuit Le Jay (1657-1734) first published in Paris in 1725, was published in Munich and Ingolstadt for several decades - the last testimony of the Jesuit-Baroque literary tradition.

Lot Amendments

Varying degrees of general light wear to calf, with some areas of loss from wormholing; interiors generally bright with occasional faint toning or foxing; very good.

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