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Montaigne, Michel de, 1533–1592

Montaigne's essays : John Florio's translation / edited by J. I. M. Stewart

London : The Nonesuch Press, MCMXXXI [1931]
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ1642.E5 F56 1931
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The present text of Florio's Montaigne is based on the third edition of 1632."--Preface.
"This edition consists of 900 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch Press and 475 copies for sale in the United States by Random House Inc. It has been printed and made in Scotland by R. & R. Clark on Pannekoek Paper and bound by the Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Company: the whole under the care of Francis Meynell."--Volume 1, page iii.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 74
BEIN Hfb18 124: No. 585.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 306 of a limited edition of 900 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch Press. Bound in full niger morocco.
Subject Terms:
French essays -- 16th century -- Translations into English.
Philosophy, French -- 16th century.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Florio, John, 1553?-1625, translator.
Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co., binder.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975, book designer.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.
Stewart, J. I. M. (John Innes Mackintosh), 1906-1994, editor.

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