Guedes Rodrigues' Private Collection

MONTEMOR (Jorge). LA DIANE de Georges de Montemaior. A Tours. 1592.

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MONTEMOR (Jorge de)
LA DIANE de Georges de Montemaior. Divisee en trois parties, & traduites d’ Espagnol en François. Reueuë & corrigee outre les precedentes impressions, comme il eest mentionné en l’ Epistre Liminaire. A Tours: Chez Marc Orry, 1592.

3 partes; 1.ª, ã6, A-P12, [6], 170 ff.; 2.ª, A-T12, 202, [6] ff.; 3.º, A-H12, I4, 96, [4] ff.; 135 mm.

French edition of the most important work by Jorge de Montemor, Portuguese poet and playwright. Born in Montemor-o-novo, c. 1520, was court musician of Philip II, poet and playwright. All his literary work was written in Castilian. First published in 1559, this Diana was the first pastoral work written in Spanish, having a strong influence on the literature of its time. Rare.