Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis [per] Erasmum Roterodamum, ab eodem recognita ; cu[m] alijs no[n]nullis eode[m] [per]tine[n]tibus, quoru[m] catalogu[m] in [pro]xima reperies pagella.

Author

Desiderius Erasmus

Title

Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis [per] Erasmum Roterodamum, ab eodem recognita ; cu[m] alijs no[n]nullis eode[m] [per]tine[n]tibus, quoru[m] catalogu[m] in [pro]xima reperies pagella.

Date

1518

Place

Basileam [Basel]

Publisher

Apud Ioannem Frobenium [Johann Froben]

Language

Latin

Contributor

Isocrates
Plutarch

Note

CONTENT:
Includes Erasmus' Panegyric to Prince Philip of Burgundy and his translations of Isocrates' To Nicocles and Plutarch's Quomodo adulator ab amico internoscatur.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Title and first page of Erasmus' text (page [9]) within woodcut ornamental borders; woodcut initials throughout text.

The title border with the beheading of John the Baptist and the two large initials with playing children are by Hans Holbein (Müller, Holbein 14 resp. 133); the rest comes from Froben’s stock of woodcuts.

IMPRINT:
Apud inclytam Basileam : Apud Ioannem Frobenium, mense Iulii MDXVIII [1518]

Printer's device on colophon (page [344]).

Publisher and date of publication from colophon.

FORMAT:
Signatures: a-m⁴, o-z⁴ A-X⁴.

333 [that is, 343], [1] pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 23 cm (4to)

CONDITION:
Numerous errors in paging, including pages 342-343 misnumbered 332-333.

Archive Location

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Num Pages

344

Short Title

Institutio principis Christiani

Call Number

JC145 .E63 1518

Collection

Citation

Desiderius Erasmus, “Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis [per] Erasmum Roterodamum, ab eodem recognita ; cu[m] alijs no[n]nullis eode[m] [per]tine[n]tibus, quoru[m] catalogu[m] in [pro]xima reperies pagella.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed December 1, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/10331.