CELEBRATED EDITION IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO
ERASMUS (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus) ~ Colloquia cum Notis Selectis Variorum. Addito Indice Novo
Delft et Leiden: Beman et Samuel Luchtmans, 1729
Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A glorious binding by Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling around a pomegranate centre tool, dentelles quadruple gilt fillet framing the boards. All edges gilt over marble. Engraved frontispiece and title page. A superb copy of these dialogues on many and various subjects, hugely influential on Christian Humanists, by the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance. In the original Latin.