The Complete Essays :: Michel de Montaigne

The Complete Essays :: Michel de Montaigne soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1991, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd impression, first edition 1991.

From the cover: In 1572 Montaigne intended to retire from public life, and he began the reading and writing which were to develop into assays of his thoughts and opinions. During a bout of melancholy depression he was disturbed by strange fancies, and these he wrote down too, leading him to new and exciting subjects. Then, believing himself to be near to death, he thought he would leave a self-portrait in words for his family and frien…

Introduction by: M. A. Screech

Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.

Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [LVIII] 1283 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Philosophy catalogue?

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