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ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS
Moriae encomium [title in Greek] sive stultitiae laus . cum commentariis Gerardi Listrii, ineditis Oswaldi Molitoris et figuris Johannis Holbenii
typis G. Haas, ex officina J.J. Thurneisen, Basel, 1780. 8vo, pp. [16],355; engraved frontis portrait and 83 woodcut illus. in the text all after Holbein; later full calf, small piece missing from top of spine, upper joint starting, gilt lettered direct on spine. First edition to contain all 83 of the illustrations cut in wood by Heinrich Heitz, after marginal drawings by Hans Holbein and his brother Ambrose and perhaps two other unknown artists, in a copy of the Basil (1515) edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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