ERASMUS, Desiderius


Strasbourg, Heirs of M. Schürer, Feb. 1521

8vo: [96] ff. (blank m8 present; occ. minor soiling and waterstaining).

Mod. boards covered with incunable leaf. Good copy.

Early edition of one of Erasmus' successful educational texts (1st ed. 1514): a collection of metaphors from Greek and Latin authors. The work is dedicated to Pieter Gillis (1496-1533), town clerk of Antwerp. Title within woodcut border. Apparently no copy in Belgian libraries nor in NUC.
Ref. Erasmus Online 2781. - VD16 E-3249 (1). - Bezzel 1374 (2). - Ritter (IV) 1614. - Benzing (Strasbourg) 525. - Muller II: p. 210 n. 1521 (= Benzing +). - Not in De Reuck, BL, BnF, NUC.

€ 1.300 / 1.500

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