1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.
1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.

1870 Rare Victorian Book - The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne.

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Author: Michel De Montaigne.
Title: The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne: with notes and quotations, and an account of the author's life made English by Charles Cotton.
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co., no date (circa 1870). The third Edition (stated).
Language: Text in English
Size: 9" X 6".
Pages: 926 pages.
Binding: Good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, spine sunned - as shown, overall slightly worn, soiled, and scuffed - as shown) in a scarce original dustjacket under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing, toning, and staining - as shown, rare light pencil underlining on the preliminary pages - as shown, ex-libris of David Morris on the first endpaper).

The book: "A Rare Victorian Edition of "The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne," translated into English by Charles Cotton. This comprehensive collection of Montaigne's essays is a significant work of Renaissance literature.

Montaigne's essays cover a wide range of topics and are celebrated for their depth of insight, personal reflections, and exploration of the human condition. His writing is known for its candidness, skepticism, and pioneering role in the development of the essay as a literary genre."

The author: Michel De Montaigne (1533–1592) was a French Renaissance philosopher known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His work is marked by his profound skepticism and introspective style, and he is considered one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance.


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