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Les Essais de Michel, Seigneur de Montaigne: Nouvelle Edition Exactement Purgee des Defauts des Precedents, selon le vray original
Book #: 012699

Author: Montaigne, Michel de; Estienne, Henri
Publisher: Chez la Vesue Mathurin du Puis
Place: Paris
Year: 1652
Edition: Early Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Folio
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Folio. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Full brown leather binding, 6 raised bands, title page printed in red and black, an engraved half-title page with portrait of Montaigne, [32], 840, [39] pages. Montaigne (1533-1592) was an influential French philosopher whose works affected Francis Bacon, Rene Descartes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friederich Nietzche, and Ralph Waldo Emerson to name a few. He is most famous for his discussions of self-doubt and for determining that the best way to examine the world is through one’s own judgment. His “Essais” are considered to be some of the most influential essays ever written. Covers worn, especially at edges and corners, some pages wrinkled, chipped at edges, scattered staining and foxing, worst stains on last several pages. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz. Category: Philosophy; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012699.