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The Resource Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly, by Desiderius Erasmus ; translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter ; with an introduction by Hendrik Williem van Loon ; illustrated with original mezzotints (and with cartoons as marginal glosses) by Lynd Ward

Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly, by Desiderius Erasmus ; translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter ; with an introduction by Hendrik Williem van Loon ; illustrated with original mezzotints (and with cartoons as marginal glosses) by Lynd Ward

Label
Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly
Title
Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly
Statement of responsibility
by Desiderius Erasmus ; translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter ; with an introduction by Hendrik Williem van Loon ; illustrated with original mezzotints (and with cartoons as marginal glosses) by Lynd Ward
Title variation
  • Moriae encomium
  • Praise of folly
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Printer
Translator
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
144
Citation source
Newman & Wiche. Great and good books
Dewey number
839.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA8514
LC item number
.E5 1943
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly, by Desiderius Erasmus ; translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter ; with an introduction by Hendrik Williem van Loon ; illustrated with original mezzotints (and with cartoons as marginal glosses) by Lynd Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Limited ed. of 1,500 copies, signed by the illustrator
  • Issued in slipcase
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1834863
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xv, 110 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
43011632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect) is signed by Ward.
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. Laid in items: newpaper clipping "An open letter to Erasmus by Antonio Iglesias" and etching repring "Erasmus of Rotterdam by Durer"...housed separately.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1834863
Label
Moriae encomium, or, The praise of folly, by Desiderius Erasmus ; translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter ; with an introduction by Hendrik Williem van Loon ; illustrated with original mezzotints (and with cartoons as marginal glosses) by Lynd Ward
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Limited ed. of 1,500 copies, signed by the illustrator
  • Issued in slipcase
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1834863
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xv, 110 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
43011632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect) is signed by Ward.
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. Laid in items: newpaper clipping "An open letter to Erasmus by Antonio Iglesias" and etching repring "Erasmus of Rotterdam by Durer"...housed separately.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1834863

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