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MORIAE ENCOMIUM; Or, The Praise Of Folly; Translated From The Latin Text By Harry Carter With An Introduction By Hendrik Willem Van Loon. Illustrated With Original Mezzotints [And With Cartoons As Marginal Glosses] by Lynd Ward

ERASMUS, Desiderius

Published by The Limited Editions Club, Printed By J.Horace McFarland Company At The Mount Pleasant Press, NY, 1943
From Second Life Books, Inc. (Lanesborough, MA, U.S.A.)

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4to, pp. xv, 110, [1 leaf]colophon. 10 mezzotints. tissue guards with legends. marginal illus. & captions, headings & typographical ornaments printed in red. Bound in original black sheep, ivory medallion inset on upper cover (rubbed at corners & spine ends worn & chipped, slight wear to medallion, internally very good). Offered without the slipcase. Limited to 1500 [# 1363] numbered copies, signed by the Illustrator Ward. Designed by George Macy, letterpress composed and printed on special Worthy paper in black and rubric red, by the J.Horace McFarland Company at the Mount Pleasant Press in Harrisburg, the mezzotints by Ward hand-pulled in the shop of Charles Furth in New York, bound by Russell-Rutter Company, NY. Laid in are a large page of three proofs (2 printed in red one in black) of the headings and typographical ornaments that are used in the book. Bookseller Inventory # 33993

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Title: MORIAE ENCOMIUM; Or, The Praise Of Folly; ...

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club, Printed By J.Horace McFarland Company At The Mount Pleasant Press, NY

Publication Date: 1943

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