Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis.

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Author

Desiderius Erasmus

Title

Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis.

Date

1516

Place

Basileae [Basel, Switzerland]

Publisher

Apud Io. Frobenium

Language

Latin

Contributor

Desiderius Erasmus
Isocrates
Plutarch

Note

REFERENCES:

Haeghen, F. van der. Bib. Erasmiana, ser. 1, p. 111.

OTHER:

Imprint from colophon.

From verso of title page: En optime lector Officina nostra ... tradit haec: Praefationem ... Erasmi Roterodami --Praecepta Isocratis de regno administra[n]do ... --Institutionem boni & Christiani principis ... Erasmo authore. --Panegyricum gratulatorium de felici ex Hispania reditu, ad illustrissimum Principem Philippum ... eodem authore. --Libellum Plutarchi de discrimine adulatoris & amici ... cum aliis no[n]nullis.

TYPE:

Renaissance roman, with occasional passages in Renaissance Greek.

TABLES/INDEXES:

Includes table of contents (on verso of title page).

PROVENANCE:

Inscription on title page including a name (?) and the date August 1516.

Inscription on title page in a second hand: "Nr. 2582".

MARGINALIA:

Exstensive marginal notes and other marks highlighting passages of text, some ornamented, in the Ad Phillipum panegyricus.

Extensive printed marginalia.

ILLUSTRATIONS:

Woodcut frames for the title page, the first page of the preface to the Institutio principis Christiani, and the first page of Plutarch's De doctrina principum, with the title page frame signed by Urs Graf.

FORMAT:

4o. a-p4 q6 A-2B4

DEDICATIONS:

Includes dedicatory preface by Erasmus addressed to Charles (later the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V).

BINDING:

Half-bound in alum-tawed pigskin over bevelled wooden boards; blind-tooled on both boards and spine; remains of clasp; title on tail edge; binding reinforced with MS waste.

Archive Location

Library Catalog

Num Pages

[166] leaves

Call Number

JC145 .E63 1516

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

Desiderius Erasmus, “Institutio principis Christiani saluberrimis referta praeceptis.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed December 1, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/7117.

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