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Wilson's Arte of rhetorique, 1560 /
ed. by G. H. Mair.

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Main Author: Wilson, Thomas, 1525?-1581.
Related Names: Erasmus, Desiderius d. 1536., Mair, G. H. 1887-1926.
Language(s): English
Published: [Oxford] : At the Clarendon press, 1909.
Subjects: Suffolk, Katharine Willoughby Brandon, > Suffolk, Katharine Willoughby Brandon, / Duchess of, > Suffolk, Katharine Willoughby Brandon, / Duchess of, / 1519-1580.
Suffolk, Charles Brandon, > Suffolk, Charles Brandon, / Duke of, > Suffolk, Charles Brandon, / Duke of, / 1537?-1551.
Suffolk, Henry Brandon, > Suffolk, Henry Brandon, / Duke of, > Suffolk, Henry Brandon, / Duke of, / 1535-1551.
Oratory > Oratory / Early works to 1800.
Rhetoric > Rhetoric / England > Rhetoric / England / Early works to 1800.
Note: "A reprint of the edition of 1585 ... collated with the edition of 1567, and with that of 1560 (which is the editio princeps)".
Among the examples given are: An example 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 gentleman to marriage, 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.
Original title, within illustrated border: The Art of Rhetorique, for the 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.
Physical Description: xxxiv, 236 p. ; 20 cm.
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