Moriae Encomium; Or, The Praise Of Folly

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. First Edition thus, Limited #182 of 1500 copies. SIGNED by Lynd Ward. Octavo; xv, 110, [1 leaf]pp. Hint of wear at foot of gilt-lettered spine of full black leather binding, else a Fine copy; faux cameo (protected from rubbing by publisher's diecut card stock) inset to upper board; spine of publisher's red slipcase is lettered in black and has light extremity wear. Translated From The Latin Text By Harry Carter With An Introduction By Hendrik Willem Van Loon. Illustrated with ten striking original mezzotints, each with tissue guard with legend; marginal illustrations by Lynd Ward and captions, headings & typographical ornaments printed in red. A lovely production, printed by J. Horace McFarland Company at the Mount Pleasant Press, NY. Item #21610

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