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(ERASMUS, Desiderius.) KNIGHT, Samuel. The Life of Erasmus.
Cambridge : 1726First edition of Knight's biography of the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, who first visited England in 1498, later spending a number of years Cambridge. This copy with the frontispiece and plates listed in the list of cuts, with the additional plates as called for in Lowndes. Samuel Knight was an English clergyman and antiquary, he served as chaplain... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 117410
ERASMUS, Desiderius; Roger L'Estrange (trans.) Twenty Two Select Colloquies out of Erasmus Roterodamus,
London : 1711First edition with Thomas Brown's additions, with L'Estrange's translation having originally been published in 1689. Roger L'Estrange (1616-1704) was an English author and pamphleteer, known for his strong defence of royalism. His translation of Erasmus joined his other late 17th-century translations of Aesop, Cervantes, and Tacitus, among other authors.... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 124114
ERASMUS, Desiderius. The Praise of Folie.
[London : 1569 [recte 1549]First edition in English. "The Praise of Folly was written when Erasmus was staying in the house of Thomas More in the winter of 1509-10. Its title is a delicate and complimentary play on the name of his host: its subject matter is a brilliant, biting satire on the folly to be found in all walks of life Whenever tyranny or absolute power threatened,... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 108395
KNIGHT, Samuel. The Life of Erasmus.
Cambridge : 1726First edition of Knight's biography of the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, who first visited England in 1498, later spending a number of years Cambridge. Samuel Knight was an English clergyman and antiquary, who served as chaplain to King George II from 1730 to 1746 and as Archdeacon of Berkshire from 1735 to 1746. John Jortin, a subsequent biographer... Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 131300