¶ Cicero and Erasmus

October 5, 2015

1520, 1521, 1522

Four books bound together in one volume:

[1] Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De amicitia. De Senectute. Paradoxa. Strasbourg: Johannis Knobloch and Paulus Getz, November, 1520.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 28b (no price given).

[2] Erasmus, Desiderius. Brevissima maximeque compendiaria confidendarum epistolarum formula. Mainz: Schoeffer, February 1522.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 26b (£10s.).

[3] Erasmus, Desiderius. De ratione studii. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, November 1521.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 28b (no price given).

[4] Erasmus, Desiderius. Querela pacis, undique gentium eiectae profligataeque. Strasbourg: Johannes Knobloch, March 1522.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 28b (no price given).


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 211 (sold to Downing for £1 13s.). — W. T. Smedley. — Folger Library (Bd.w. PA6304 .L2 1520 Cage).


Sotheby 1898:

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