1016. [Erasmus]

Que i[n] hoc opere continentur. Christiani homi[ni])s versib[us] hexametris institutio p[er] Erasmu[m] Roterodamu[m]. Isocratis ad Demonicu[m] parenaesis [!], p[er] Rudolphu[m] Agricola[m] e graeco in latinu[m] sermone[m] traducta, perque Martinu[m] Dorpiu[m]recognita. Epicteti Stoici enchiridion, ab Angelo Politiano latinitate donatu[m]. Plutarchi libellus, de differentia inter odium & inuidiam. Ausonii de vita humana ecloga.

Leipzig, M. Lotter, 1518

4to: [23] ff. (toned, worming in blank top of inner margin).

Mod. boards covered with leaf of liturgical music printing, old blue edges. Good copy.

Extremely rare collection of humanist texts and translations, containing i.a. Erasmus’ verses on Christian life and Agricola’s Latin version of Isocrates’ "Ad Demonicum" revised by the Leuven theologian Dorpius. Nice elaborate woodcut title border (with some colouring), at bottom portraits of the Holy Virgin, Thomas Aquinas and Augustinus (Pflugk-Harttung 22).
Ref. VD16 E-2134 (4 copies in German libraries). - Bezzel 318.

Hammer price: € 4.000

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