Famiani Stradae Prolusiones Academicae.
Oxonii [Oxford], E Theatro Sheldoniano, Impensis Jac. Fletcher Bibliopolae, 1745. Small Octavo. Engraved titlepage, , 325,  pages. Hardcover / Contemporary full calf with blindstamped ornament tooled along spine. Binding stronger rubbed and upper spine slightly damaged; but the volume firm and in very good condition. Small cutout to endpaper. Smaller, faded dampstain from page 247 onwards. Dampstain to both endpapers. Text otherwise clean and bright ! Name of William L. Webb in ink on titlepage.
Chapters in this publication include: Oratoria / Historica / Poetica / Chapter on french humanist Marc Antoine Muret, Sylvius Antonianus and Franciscus Bencius / Academia / Plautina //
Famianus Strada was a Jesuit writer. Born in Rome, Strada taught rhetoric at the Collegio Romano. He is best known for his history of the revolt of the Netherlands, De bello belgico decades duae (1632-1650).