838G Anton Itter (1611-1692?)

Synopsis poetices latinae, seu Praecepta Poetica, succincte tradita & explicata, captuique tyronum angustae accommodata.


Frankfurt: Balthasar Christoph Wust, for Caspar Waechtler, 1659    sold

Duodecimo 5 X 2 3/4 inches  A12 B11 First and only edition Bound in modern marbled boards; some light foxing; small paper flaw in fol. A3, touching three letters..

This is the Only edition of this little handbook on Latin metrics and versification intended for the use of students at the grammar-school (Gymnasium) of Frankfurt/Main, by Anton Itter , who was assistant headmaster at the school. Itter also issued similar handbooks on philosophy for his students (1659 and 1655).Being produced for a very limited readership, the booklet is understandably very rare: no copy can be located in any American collection. § VD17 3:609489B.





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