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Author Name    Peter G. Bietenholz.

Title   Basle and France in the Sixteenth Century: The Basle Humanists and Printers in Their Contacts with Francophone Culture.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto and Buffalo: Librairie Droz, University of Toronto Press, 1971

ISBN Number    0802014541

Seller ID   CH814-221

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.

Peter G. Bietenholz, Basle and France in the Sixteenth Century The Basle Humanists and Printers in Their Contacts with Francophone Culture, Printing History

Price = 30.00 USD

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