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Erasmus (Desiderius) In Evangelium Marci Paraphrasis, first edition, Roman type, title (misbound at start of preceding work) and verso of final f. with woodcut printer's device, woodcut historiated initials, stained, [Adams E749], Basel, Johan Froben, 1524 bound between two other defective works by Erasmus printed by Froben (Gospel of Matthew and Acts of the Apostles), occasional ink marginalia, water-stained, later vellum, bowed, foot of spine and corners worn, stained, folio

⁂ Rare first edition of Erasmus' paraphrases of Mark in folio.

Provenance: '?Olaus Olaf, 1614' (ink inscription and notes to final leaf of first work); Carl Jarchow (19th century ink inscription to front pastedown).

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Erasmus (Desiderius) In Evangelium Marci Paraphrasis, first edition, Roman type, title (misbound at start of preceding work) and verso of final f. with woodcut printer's device, woodcut historiated initials, stained, [Adams E749], Basel, Johan Froben, 1524 bound between two other defective works by Erasmus printed by Froben (Gospel of Matthew and Acts of the Apostles), occasional ink marginalia, water-stained, later vellum, bowed, foot of spine and corners worn, stained, folio

⁂ Rare first edition of Erasmus' paraphrases of Mark in folio.

Provenance: '?Olaus Olaf, 1614' (ink inscription and notes to final leaf of first work); Carl Jarchow (19th century ink inscription to front pastedown).

Lot 136

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