Erasmus, Desiderius, Moriae encomium. 1511. 4°. Paris: Jean de Gourmont, for Gilles de Gourmont and Jean Petit.

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Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536.
Moriae encomium. Erasmi. Roterodami declamatio.
[Paris]: [pr. by J. de Gourmont, for G. de Gourmont and J. Petit], [1511].
4°: a–h⁸/⁴.
Printed in Paris for Gilles de Gourmont and Jean Petit with the typographical material of Jean de Gourmont.
The first edition.
The device damage suggests a date of 1511, confirmed by Erasmus’s correspondence (Allen, i, 54).
Some copies are recorded with the device of J. Petit.
Signature pattern: ‘$.j.’–‘$.iiij.’.
Catchword pattern: none.
Types: R6 (100mm); R16 (82mm); Gk5B (82mm).
Initials: 12.
Devices: Renouard 380 (G. de Gourmont).
Inventaire chronologique 1511, no. 82.
Bibliotheca Belgica, ii, 867-870.