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Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio by ERASMUS - 1685 - from Argosy Book Store (SKU: 242378)

Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio

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Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio

by ERASMUS

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Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. hardcover. very good(+). Engraved title depicting a court jester on a pulpit before his congregation. [7], 152 pages. Slim 16mo, early vellum-backed marbled boards with morocco spine label (binding well-rubbed but sound and attractive; ownership inkstamp on verso of title which has offset on recto, otherwise a rather clean copy with wide margins). Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. An early edition of this uncommon book.<br/><br/> Translated into English as "In Praise of Folly," these are satirical treatises on Catholic Church dogma.<br/><br/>

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Bookseller
Argosy Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
242378
Title
Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio
Author
ERASMUS
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - very good(+)
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Henricum Wetstentium
Place of Publication
Amsterdam
Date Published
1685

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spine label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the... [More]
Marbled boards
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offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ... [More]
recto
The page on the right side of a book, with the term Verso used to describe the page on the left side.
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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