Joannis Meursii Elegantiæ Latini sermonis seu Aloisia Sigæa Toletana De arcanis amoris & veneris : adjunctis fragmentis quibusdam eroticis.

By: Chorier, Nicolas, 1612-1692
Contributor(s): Sigea, Luisa, 1530?-1560? | Meurs, Johannes van, 1579-1639 | Westrenen, Johannes van, d. 1692 | Vossius, Isaac, 1618-1689 | Witt, George, 1804-1869
Language: Latin Publisher: Lugd. Batavorum : Ex typis Elzevirianis, 1774.Description: xxiv, 211, [5], 172, [1] p. : ill. ; 20 cm.Other title: Elegantiae Latini sermonis [Spine title]Subject(s): Erotic literature -- Early works to 1800Ownership: ANTHRO library copy from the collection of George Witt
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Authorship variously ascribed, but now generally recognized as the work of Nicolas Chorier.

Also has been attributed to J. van Westrenen and to Isaac Vossius.

The earliest known edition published without date at Grenoble about 1658-1660 has title: Aloisiae Sigeae Toletanae Satyra sotadica de arcanis amoris et veneris: Aloisia Hispanice scripsit: Latinitate donavit J. Meursius. V.C.

Engraved frontispieces; blind-tooled spine and covers ; gilt-edged.

2 parts in one volume. Includes indexes.

Text in Latin.

ANTHRO library copy from the collection of George Witt.