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ERASMUS. In Praise of Madness....

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ERASMUS. In Praise of Madness. S.l.n., 1757. In-12, marbled calf, decorated smooth spine (contemporary binding). Cohen, 348 /// (3f.)-XXIV-222. Translation by Gueudeville decorated with a frontispiece, a title vignette, 13 off-text plates and a cul-de-lampe by Eisen engraved by Aliamet, Flipart, Legrand, Le Mire The first edition was published in 1751. Minor bookbinding defects, rust stains on the first back cover, pale discharges.

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