Censored Adages

Desiderius Erasmus. 1542.

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The Adages contained proverbs from classical authors alongside discussions and witty essays. The note in the margin translates to “all the way to the end,” indicating how much of this section needed to be excised.

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The owner of this book cut out three pages from this section rather than crossing them out. Their remains can still be seen deep in the book’s gutter binding.

Image of Censored Adages

The owner of this book cut out three pages from this section rather than crossing them out. Their remains can still be seen deep in the book’s gutter binding.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Censored Adages
Creator Desiderius Erasmus
Publication Date 1542
Language Latin
Call Number Case 6A 209
Location Special Collections