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1535 Erasmus of Rotterdam FROBEN Renaissance Aphorisms BASEL Holbein Woodcuts
1535. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. 1535 Erasmus of Rotterdam FROBEN Renaissance Aphorisms BASEL Holbein Woodcuts Masterpiece of Renaissance Humanism from Froben Famous aphorisms of Renaissance humanist, Erasmus of Rotterdam including translations of classical Greek and Latin authors including Plutarch, Xenophon, Livy, and Pliny. This famous Basel printing was published by Johann Froben. Not only was Froben a famous publisher in his own right, he was actually good friends with Erasmus! They even were roommates for a time in Basel! Froben's work made Basel the leading 16th-century center for Swiss book trade. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1466 - 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. We find this same, very rare printing for sale elsewhere for over $2,700! Main author: Desiderius Erasmus Title: Des. Erasmi Rot. Apophthegmatvm libri octo : cvm primis frugiferi, denuo uiglianter ab ipso recogniti autore, non sine lucro nouæ accessionis. Published: Basileae : In Officina Frobeniana, 1535. Language: Latin Notes & Contents: · 1st edition thus, · Collated: [8], 864, [56]p o Reissue of original 1531 · Signatures: []⁸a-z⁸A-2N⁸2M⁴. · Contains collections and translations of classical Greek and Latin authors: Plutarch, Diogenes, Xenophon, Pliny, Livy, Suetonius, Macrobius, Herodotus, Seneca, Philostratus, Valerio Maximo, Eutropius and others. · Printer's device on t.p. and on p. [56] at end. · Prefatory material - let … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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