Epistolarum Obscurorum Virorum
Epistolarum Obscurorum Virorum
Epistolarum Obscurorum Virorum


Epistolarum Obscurorum Virorum


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Letters of Obscure Men is a witty satire, mainly written by Rubanius and von Hutten (but possibly others) in the early 16th century. The "letters" address the political and academic concerns of the time and appear to criticize anti-Semitism, anti-humanism, the papacy, princes, obscurantism, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Jo. August Raspe
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1758
  • Place Published: Frankfurt
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good+
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: 374; 448 p. 28 cm. Vol. 1 has frontispiece of Ulrich von Hutten and 11 other portrait engravings. Vol. 2 has engraved frontispiece portrait of Erasmus. Full leather, red text block edges. Worn corners, spine labels chipped. Vol. 1 has ink and pencil notations on both endpapers, top corners of frontispiece and title page dampstained, damaged rear pastedown. Vol. 2 slightly chipped at spine head with some cracking of front hinge.

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