The Life of Erasmus, More particularly that part of it, which He spent in England; Wherein An Account is given of his Learned Friends, And the State of Religion and Learning At that Time in both our Universities. With An Appendix Containing several Original Papers. Samuel Knight.

The Life of Erasmus, More particularly that part of it, which He spent in England; Wherein An Account is given of his Learned Friends, And the State of Religion and Learning At that Time in both our Universities. With An Appendix Containing several Original Papers

Cambridge: Corn. Crownfield, 1726. First edition. leather_bound. 8vo, 23 x 14cm, (*4),A-Z8,Aa-Bb2,A1-K4, twenty copper-engraved plates, some are fold-outs. Appendix. Index. DIBDIN LIBRARY COMPANION p. 517. "Of the same class is Dr. Knight; whose`Lives of Colet and Erasmus' are in every well appointed library, and bring considerable prices; merely because they contain some interesting plates executed by the respectable burin of Vertue." LOWNDES 1285. Extremities rubbed, corner wear, all edges red, armorial bookplate back cover paste-down, text and plates very clean. Contemporary calf professionally rebacked in antique calf with green morocco spine label printed in gilt. Very good. Item #12293

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