Collection: BC H de W: Howard de Walden (Brotherton Collection)

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Title: De optimo reip[?] statu, deque nova insula Utopia, libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus clarissimi disertissimique

Other titles: Utopia

Level: Item 

Classmark: BC H de W/MOR

Creator(s): More, Thomas Sir, Saint (1478-1535)

Additional creator(s): Froben, Johann (d. 1527) (Other); Holbein, Hans (1497-1543) (Other); More, Thomas Sir, Saint (1478-1535) (Other); Erasmus, Desiderius (1536) (Other); Bildius, B (Other)

Publisher: apud Jo[annis] Frobenium

City: Basileae

Date: 1518

Main language: Latin

Size and medium: 162 p, 163-4 leaves; [3], 166-355, [1], p

Persistent link: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/295720 

Printed items catalogue: http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b1981346

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Each of the three parts has its own colophon, that of the first part, the Utopia, being dated March, 1518. The Epigrammata of More and Erasmus also have special title pages. Signatures and pagination are continuous.

More's epigrams edited by B. Bildius.

Title-page borders and the illustrations on p. [12] and p. [25] are from designs by Hans Holbein.

First published 1516, with title: Libellus vere aureus de optimo reip. statu, deque nova insula Utopiae.

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