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Erasmus, Desiderius (d. 1536) Lingua

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2621B
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Erasmus, Desiderius (d. 1536) Lingua. [No Place]: [No Printer], [c. 1525].
Octavo, unsigned edition, printed in italic type throughout, 133 leaves, internally clean, in a defective nineteenth century binding.
In this work Erasmus contemplates the use and abuse of language. He ponders silence and endless verbiage in the light of scholarship and the divine in a meditation on the linguistic framework that structures human thought.
Estimate $500-700

Collated, complete.

Keywords

nineteenth century binding, Dutch people, Meditation

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