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Antwerp: Antwerp: Jan van der Loe, 1543. Full leather. Very Good. Octavo; 211 (i.e. 197) leaves plus pp (Tabula), lacking title page and with usual misfoliations. In later period-style full unlettered morocco (lightly worn) with four raised spine bands. Occasional unobtrusive light staining and browning, with a couple of decorative woodcut initials. Despite its missing title page, the typography and pagination of the work firmly identify it as Van Der Loe's edition of 1543. Erasmus' guide to letter writing was first published by Froben in 1522. It saw numerous reprints, the current edition being one of the scarcer, with just four institutional locations cited in USTC (USTC 408325).
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