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Erasmus' annotations on the New Testament 1542  

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Des. Erasmi Rot. In Novvm Testamentvm Annotationes, Ab Ipso Avtore iam postremum sic recognitae locupletatae, ut propemodum nouum opus uideri possit.

Erasmus, Desiderius


In Officina Frobeniana



[8], 816, [28] pp. Woodcut printer's device on title page and verso of final leaf; woodcut initials throughout; printed marginalia, colophon on verso of final leaf. Text in Latin with sections in Greek. (Folio) 31.5x20 cm (12¼x8"), full period vellum, spine title in ink.; plexiglass slipcase.

A solid example of this 1542 printing of Erasmus' annotations on the New Testament.

Lot Amendments

Soiling and staining to vellum, 6' closed tear to rear board; front hinge starting a bit, darkening, soiling/spotting to title page and blank leaves at front and rear, interior sound with toning, occasional minor dampstain to margins, a solid copy; very good.

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