Author: Radau Michael , 1615 - 1687
Title: Orator extemporaneus seu artis oratoriae breviarium bipartitum, cuius prior pars praecepta concepit generalia, posterior praxin ostendit in triplici dicendi genere praesertim Demonstratiuo (sic!). Nec non supellectilem Oratoriam, Sententias, Historias, Apophtegmata Hieroglyphica suppeditat...
Title in English: An Improvising Orator, or a Two Part Breviary on the Art of Rhetoric, of Which the First Part Encompasses General Rules, and the Second Part Presents Usage in the Three Types of Speeches, Especially in the Laudation (Exactly!). Also Complemented with Ornaments of Language, Expressions, Stories, Figurative Sayings…
Published: Cracoviae (Kraków) 1666. Spadkobiercy Franciszka Cezarego.
Format: s. , 511, finaliki i ozdobniki w drzeworycie, 12°.
Binding: contemporary binding.
Reference: Antykwariaty Warszawskie. XXIII Aukcja książek i grafiki. (KATALOG) –Warszawa: LAMUS, 25 listopada 2006, Kat. No 62, P. 28.
An Improvising Orator, or a Two Part Overview of the Art of Rhetoric is a collection of lectures on rhetoric by the Jesuit, Doctor of Theology, and professor of Vilnius University Michael Radau (1615–1687). A separate book with the work was first published in 1640 in Vilnius. In the 17th century, it was reprinted as many as 24 times in various cities of Europe.
Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 306.
Published: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 306-307.