Item #2024-Q23 Credo Quia Absurdum
Credo Quia Absurdum
Credo Quia Absurdum
Credo Quia Absurdum

Credo Quia Absurdum

Placerville: 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. "Being a Compilation of Historic Documents & Trivia Pertinent to a full Understanding of the Meaning and Purpose of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus". A history of the fraternal organization, beginning with a warning not to trust the accuracy or seriousness of anything following. After a discussion of the discovery of a second brass plate left by Sir Francis Drake, the book concludes with a parody of a fine press colophon. An early owner, and member of the order, has left his name on the front free endpaper, as well as a handful of marginal notes, "my initiation", "attended this" etc. Slight fading to paper covered boards, bumps to head and tail of the spine. Slight toning to pages. 77, [3]pp. 8.75 x 6" Very Good. Item #2024-Q23

Price: $275.00