Sale 20BP02 | Lot 19

MONTAIGNE, MICHEL EYQUEM DE [JOHN FLORIO, trans.] The essayes or, Morall, politike, and militarie discourses of Lord Michael de Montaigne, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, and one of the gentlemen in ordinary of the French Kings chamber...

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MONTAIGNE, MICHEL EYQUEM DE [JOHN FLORIO, trans.]  The essayes or, Morall, politike, and militarie discourses of Lord Michael de Montaigne, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, and one of the gentlemen in ordinary of the French Kings chamber...

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Lot 19
MONTAIGNE, MICHEL EYQUEM DE [JOHN FLORIO, trans.] The essayes or, Morall, politike, and militarie discourses of Lord Michael de Montaigne, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, and one of the gentlemen in ordinary of the French Kings chamber...
London: Printed by M. Flesher, for Rich[ard] Royston, 1632 [1631]. Third edition in English. 19th century brown calf tooled in blind, all edges red, housed in a modern leather-backed clamshell case. 11 1/4 x 7 inches (28.5 x 18 cm); [xii], 631, [1], [12] pp.; pi1[=A6] + engr. t.p. + A^(6) (-A6) B-3G^(6) 3H^(8) 3I^(2). Binding worn and restored, front joint cracked but holding; a few faint stains but overall a surprisingly clean, unwashed copy internally, though leaves I3 and I4 are possibly inserted from another copy (equally clean but with a shorter fore-margin). Bookplate of John Moore Paget.
A6, "To the beholder of this title" is bound at beginning, as usual, opposite the fine engraved title signed Martin Dr(oeshout).


C The Estate of Herman Steinberg

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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