In Praise of Folly
The personification of Folly comes to earth to expose the follies, foibles, and failings of humans. Illustrated with 77 woodcuts by Hans Holbein.
Erasmus in Praise of Folly, illustrated with many curious cuts, designed, drawn, and etched by Hans Holbein, with portrait, life of Erasmus, and his epistle to Sir Thomas More (London: Reeves & Turner, 1876).
The text is in the public domain.
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Table of Contents
- THE LIFE of ERASMUS.
- ERASMUS’S EPISTLE to Sir THOMAS MORE.
- On the Argument and Design of the following Oration.
- ERASMUS’s Praise of FOLLY. An oration, of feigned matter, spoken by Folly in her own person.
- A POEM on the foregoing WORK.