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Erasmus (Desiderius, editor).- Cato (Marcus Porcius, Censorius) Catonis Praecepta Moralia..., edited by Desiderus Erasmus, collation: A?, B-C?, title in red and black and within an ornate woodcut architectural border, partially hand-coloured in red, woodcut decorative initials, small later ink note to title and occasionally thereafter, water-stained, a few ink smudges within text, modern binding using an earlier red and black choir f., small 4to (205 x 150mm), Leipzig, Melchior Lotter, 1518.

⁂ Rare edition of these maxims, with USTC recording only three copies.

Literature: VD16 C 1601.

Description

Erasmus (Desiderius, editor).- Cato (Marcus Porcius, Censorius) Catonis Praecepta Moralia..., edited by Desiderus Erasmus, collation: A?, B-C?, title in red and black and within an ornate woodcut architectural border, partially hand-coloured in red, woodcut decorative initials, small later ink note to title and occasionally thereafter, water-stained, a few ink smudges within text, modern binding using an earlier red and black choir f., small 4to (205 x 150mm), Leipzig, Melchior Lotter, 1518.

⁂ Rare edition of these maxims, with USTC recording only three copies.

Literature: VD16 C 1601.

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