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Philosophy Rare Edition. MONTAIGNE. Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne. 1611.

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Philosophy Rare Edition. MONTAIGNE. Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne. 1611.
 MONTAIGNE, Michel; de. Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne. A Paris, 1608; a Paris: chez Francois Guefier, rue S. Iean de Latran, deuant le college de Cambray, 1611

8vo, 179x110 mm; contemporary full vellum binding; handwritten titles on spine. Titlepage engraved on copper. Pp. 16, 1129 [i.e.1087], 37; errors of numeration. Woodcut intial letters and ornaments. In our specimen the leaf a8v is blank. Slight traces of humidity on the upper part of the first leaves. Good copy.

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Beautiful and rare edition of Les Essais of Montaigne. In this edition we find for the first time the indications of the authors cited in the text, with a wide description of names and materials, in addition to the author's life, extracted from his own writings.

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Tchemerzine-Scheler IV, 889.
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