The Life of Erasmus, More particularly that part of it, which He spent in England; Wherein An Account is given of his etc. Samuel Knight.

The Life of Erasmus, More particularly that part of it, which He spent in England; Wherein An Account is given of his etc...

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 p517. "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, corners worn, 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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