In Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus

General Nonfiction

This witty, influential work by Desiderius Erasmus, one of the greatest scholars of the Renaissance, satirizes the shortcomings of the upper classes and religious institutions of the time. This revised and corrected edition is based on the Pascal Covici edition of 1925. It includes Horace J. Bridges’s Introduction, “In Praise of Erasmus,” and illustrations by Anthony Angarola, Hans Holbein, Gene Markey, and Paul L. McPharlin. "A masterpiece of humour and wise irony." ~Dutch historian John Huizinga. Available from the publisher at 25% off [$14.95] via Ingram Spark. From $0.99 SHOP NOW

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