The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste. Michael de MONTAIGNE.
The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste.
The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste.

The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste.

London: W. Miller, White and Cochrane, Lackington, Allen, and Co., 1811. Hardcover. Complete 3-volume set. Small 4to. Modern fall calf binding with gilt compartments and borders. 530pp; 545pp; 458pp, (81pp index). All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very good overall. Original text blocks clean and lovely and free of foxing; modern bindings likewise tasteful and handsome, although head of spine of Volume II bears an unfortunate 3/4" gash at the head of the spine (archivally mended, but visible) and a couple of other small discreet punctures; circular blind-embossed ownership stamp impressed on inner front flyleaf of each volume. Item #28938

Despite these minor issues, this is a superb and quite handsome set of this important edition.

Price: $700.00

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