Week 16

The Praise of Folly

One of J.H.E. Bernstorff's numerous French books with engraved illustrations, Erasmus of Rotterdam's The Praise of Folly in a French translation from 1751. Engravings after drawings by Charles Eisen in rococo frames. Red morocco binding decorated in gold with Bernstorff's arms and a lace pattern. The title page.
Department of Manuscritps and Rare Books, kvarto.