1685 · Amsterdam
Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. hardcover. very good(+). Engraved title depicting a court jester on a pulpit before his congregation. , 152 pages. Slim 16mo, early vellum-backed marbled boards with morocco spine label (binding well-rubbed but sound and attractive; ownership inkstamp on verso of title which has offset on recto, otherwise a rather clean copy with wide margins). Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. An early edition of this uncommon book. Translated into English as "In Praise of Folly," these are satirical treatises on Catholic Church dogma.
(Inventory #: 242378)