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Lot nr:1195
Book nr:34057
Author:ERASMUS, Desiderius
Title:Moriae Encomium, id est, stulticiae laudatio, ludrica declamatione tractata per Des. Erasmus Roterodamum
Town:Basel
Publisher:Froben (Nic. Episcopium)
Year:1540
Description:8vo, 377+[15] pp, printer's device on title page and on last page. With a frontispiece from a later edition (La Pazzia Regina del Mondo, by De Longueil after Gravelot). Old annotations washed away. 18th c. red morocco binding, gilt filets, all edges gilt, spine richly gilt, green title piece
Note:Ex libris Maurice B. Worms. Ref. VD 16, E 3200; Adams E 711; Bezzel 1321; vander Haeghen I, 123. With commentaries by Gerard Listrius (Lijster), friend of Erasmus. Hieronymus Froben and his brother-in-law Nicolaus Episcopius were both intimate friends of Erasmus, together they made Basel an important center of the Renaissance
Price:€550 - €700
Sellingprice:€700
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