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FIRST EDITION. 4to. 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. (370) pp. Half-title, short-title bibliography of books printed in Basle, index; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Brown cloth, spine blocked in black and titled in gilt, original dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket toned, light shelf wear. Very Good. This work explores the intellectual climate of Basle, the city where Erasmus lived, and which had a reputation for tolerance and liberalism which was rare in sixteenth-century Europe. This volume includes biographical information about Franco-phones in Basle; students, professors, political agents, merchants, doctors, ministers, and printers, and explains the reading habits and motives for writing and printing of these historical characters.
Title: Basle and France in the Sixteenth Century: The Basle Humanists and Printers in Their Contacts with Francophone Culture.
Categories: Printing History,
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Toronto and Buffalo:, Librairie Droz, University of Toronto Press,: 1971
ISBN Number: 0802014541
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
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Seller ID: CH814-221
Keywords: Peter G. Bietenholz, Basle and France in the Sixteenth Century The Basle Humanists and Printers in Their Contacts with Francophone Culture, Printing History