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

Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685.

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.

Translated into English as "In Praise of Folly," these are satirical treatises on Catholic Church dogma.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(+)
Language: Latin

Price: $1,000.00

Item #242378

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