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L'Eloge de la folie, translated from the Latin of Erasmus by M. GUEUDEVILLE. S. l., 1751. Small in-4° (181 x 243 mm), blond calf, triple gilt fillet framing the boards, fleuron at the corners, spine ribbed and decorated, gilt edges (period binding). "New edition revised and corrected." Fourteen figures engraved by LEMIRE & TARDIEU after Charles EISEN, including a frontispiece; fleuron, vignette and cul-de-lampe. LARGE BANDED PAPER COPY of this work published in in- 12 format. A few small brown spots. Handwritten bookplates from the 19th century on the title page. Cohen, 348-349.

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