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Michel De Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne Full Leather 1627 Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de montaigne
Rouen, France: Robert Valentin, 1627. ***********PLEASE CLICK ON THE DESCRIPTION IF YOU ARE ON YOUR PHONE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND READ THE DESCRIPTION****************Leather. 12mo. Chez Robert Valentin, Rouen, France. 1627. 1127 pgs. Illustrated engraved title page with a frontispiece portrait of Montaigne. Bound in contemporary full brown calf leather with titles and raised bands present to the spine. Boards have heavy wear present to the extremities of the boards (corners are scuffed, worn and rounded). Front board is still attached but barely hanging on to the spine. Previous owner's bookplate present to the reverse of the front board. Text is free of marks. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (28 February 1533 - 13 September 1592) was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. He became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual exercises with casual anecdotes and autobiography--and his massive volume Essais (translated literally as. Leather. 12mo. Chez Robert Valentin, Rouen, France. 1627. 1127 pgs. Illustrated engraved title page with a frontispiece portrait of Montaigne. Bound in contemporary full brown calf leather with titles and raised bands present to the spine. Boards have heavy wear present to the extremities of the boards (corners are scuffed, worn and rounded). Front board is still attached but barely hanging on to the spine. Previous owner's bookplate present to the reverse of the front board. Text is free of marks. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (28 February 1533 - 13 Septem … [Click Below for Full Description]
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