Desid. Erasmi Roterod. Colloquia,.

ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS. SCHREVEL, CORNELIS, EDITED BY..

Bound in vellum with ink spine title. Extremities show some age related wear and stains. Top edge darkened and scattered foxing, but otherwise a very good copy. Number and green sealing wax trace on front pastedown.

£200.00

Publisher

Apud Franciscum Hackium.,

Place

Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden]

Date

1655

Synopsis

Cum notis, tertia parte auctoribus, et indice novo. accurente corn. schrevelio.

Item Description

8vo. 4.75 x 7.5 inches. [10] + 677 pp. + [21] pp. index. Text in Latin.

Illustrations

Illustrated by engraved frontispiece. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials.

Notes

The Colloquia of Erasmus, a work of Christian Humanism was first published in 1518 and expanded in twelve new editions by 1533. It consists of some fifty individual colloquies, or formal dialogues, on a variety of subjects, all written in a gentle humorous style. This 1655 Leiden edition was edited by Cornelis Schrevel (1608-64), was a physician and scholar, born in Haarlem, and head of the college faculty of the University of Leiden after 1642.

[Stock No. 25060]

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