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Les Essais De Michel Seigneur De Montaigne. Tome I. Nouvelle edition. (In French)

Description
Hardback. This volume is fully bound in vellum covered boards with red speckling to the edges of the text block. Pasted onto the top left corner of the front paste-down is 1 small paper labels with "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall". Pasted onto the centre of the front paste-down is a previous owners bookplate "T. D. Bland Esq. Kippax Park". Written in ink on the top right of the front free end-page is "a Leyde (?) f6-0-0". The spine has 6 raised bands, with "Essais de Montigne" in the 2nd panel and "Tome I" in the 3rd - writen in ink. The board faces have blind tooled borders with a central panel with fleur de lys at the corners and a stamped diamond shaped decorative panel in the centre. The catchword is to the bottom right of each page. Side and foot-notes appear on pages.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:1022a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Montaigne, Seigneur de Michel
Publisher
Tonson, J.; Coste, Pierre
 
Date
1724
Dimensions
Width:
204 mm

Height:
303 mm