The Emerson Edition
Works [Emerson Edition]. With notes, life and letters. Complete in ten volumes.
New York: Edwin C. Hill, 1910.
The Works of Michel de Montaigne. With notes, life and letters. Complete in ten volumes. New York: Edwin C. Hill, 1910.
Emerson Edition. Limited to 1,050 numbered copies, of which this is number 73. Ten octavo volumes. (Measures 9 x 6 inches). Comprising the Essays of Montaigne (nine volumes), translated by Charles Cotton, revised by William Carew Hazlett [i.e, Hazlitt], and the Life and Letters of Montaigne (one volume), with notes and index, revised by William Carew Hazlett [i.e., Hazlitt]. With an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Photogravure frontispieces and plates. Frontispieces in two states, one hand-colored.
Full dark olive crushed levant morocco. Covers decoratively gilt-stamped with a floral motif and paneled in gilt, spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt turn-ins, maroon crushed levant morocco doublures decoratively tooled in gilt, matching maroon watered silk liners, top edge gilt, others uncut. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Spines uniformly faded to brown.
A fine and attractive set.