ERASMUS, Desiderius

Opus de conscribendis epistolis, ex postrema autoris recognitione emendatius editum. Cum annotationibus [...].

Cologne, J. Gymnich, 1537

8vo: [16]-415-[1 bl.] pp. (some minor soiling).

Mod. blindst. leather "à l'antique", gilt name and date on covers, a.e.g. Very good copy.

Rare Cologne ed. of Erasmus' treatise on letter-writing, published in the wake of the humanist's death (1536), and dedicated to his friend Nicolaus Beraldus. Woodcut mark on title. In italics.
Ref. VD16 E-2519. - Erasmus Online 1199. - Bezzel 616. - Cat. Rotterdam 73. - Not in Adams, Buisson, De Reuck, STC German (BL), BnF.
Prov. Contemp. ms. notes (some cropped) throughout by at least 2 hands.

€ 1.500 / 1.800

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