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PLACENTIUS, John Leo (1500--1550?)
Versus ex vocabulis quorum idem initium est, constantes. Pugna Porcorum. Per P. Porcium, poetam. Editio decima sexta, de novo recognita, & innumeris in locis aucta & emendata.
Oxford printed for David Francesco Lates, master of the French, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Hebrew, and Chaldee languages, &c. (and who, by permission of the vice-chancellor, teaches them in that university,) and sold by him, at his house in Gloucester-Green, 1768.
15, [1] p. ; 22.8 cm. (4º)

'P. Porcium' is a pseudonym of Johannes Placentius (see NUC). Every word of the satire begins with the letter P. The final leaf carries an announcement of the publication of David Francesco Lates's New method of easily attaining the Italian language, according to the instructions of Signor Veneroni (published in 1762). ESTC t60428.

Copy Notes Bound (7) in a collection of poetry with the front free-endpaper inscribed in ink William Stroud/ March 16th:1790.

Binding C18th marbled-paper boards, white paper spine lettered in ink 'Poems'. Numbered '57' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4241


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