The Praise of Folly (Modern Library #331.1)

By: ERASMUS, Desiderius

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Stated first printing, in an undated copy. Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was a Dutch theologian who wrote in Latin. This work is one of his most admired series of essays, presented in a Modern Library edition. Translated from the Latin, with a prefatory essay and commentary, by Hoyt Hopewell Hudson. Includes a couple of black & white illustrations and index of proper names. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j, verso advertises 415 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1941 date appears in book). ML #331.1. --- With discreet pencilings in a few locations, else clean, tightly-bound and otherwise unmarked copy. Poor only price-clipped dust jacket has lost about 1/4 of its spine, and with additional chips, tears and soiling; now protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xli, 164 pages

Title: The Praise of Folly (Modern Library #331.1)

Author Name: ERASMUS, Desiderius

Categories: >>Modern Library Editions, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1962]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket

Stock No.: 83430