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Book Description

8vo. 2 volumes, set. Limited edition of 1375 sets (475 for Random House in the USA). #190. Original full niger morocco, flexibly sewn, with green oval in centre of each front cover placed within gilt surround and lettered gilt, ‘Que scay-je?’. Raised bands on spine. Green title label on second panel down the spine. All edges untrimmed. Top edge gilt on the rough. Green endpapers. Printed by R. & R. Clark on Pannekoek mould-made paper watermarked ‘Nonesuch’. Spines uniformly tanned. A few dark spots to each board. Near fine.
Dealer Notes
Based on the third, corrected edition of Florio’s translation from 1632. The first edition of 1603 was used by Shakespeare.
Author Montaigne, Michel de
Date 1931
Publisher London, The Nonesuch Press

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