Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio
Place Published: Amsterdam
Publisher: Henricum Wetstentium
Date Published: 1685
Description: Engraved title depicting a court jester on a pulpit before his congregation. , 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.
Comments: Translated into English as "In Praise of Folly," these are satirical treatises on Catholic Church dogma.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 242378