05-31-2014 05-31-2014
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May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
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Erasmus Desiderius (1466-1536) Adagia Quaecumque ad Hanc Diem Exierunt

$738$600
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Erasmus Desiderius (1466-1536) Adagia Quaecumque ad Hanc Diem Exierunt. Florence: Juntas, 1575.
The expurgated edition of Erasmus's Adages, edited by Paulus Manutius as instructed by the Council of Trent, printed in italic type in double columns throughout, with sections in Greek; three indices after the text, and three different large woodcut printer's devices: on title, colophon after the text, and colophon after the final index; bound in full tight-backed contemporary parchment, front board partially detached, some minor intermittent spotting, 12 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

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Keywords

Erasmus Desiderius, Council of Trent, Ku Klux Klan