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    Michel de Montaigne. Essays of Montaigne. London: The Navarre Society, 1923. One of 150 deluxe sets bound in publisher's full vellum. Mild soiling, wear to vellum. Still, a fine set.

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    One of 150 specially bound sets signed by The Navarre Society and the printer (#28). Complete in five large octavo volumes. Illustrated with frontispiece portraits. Publisher's deluxe full vellum, boards ruled in gilt, gilt central fleur-de-lys on front board, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endleaves. Some mild soiling to bindings (including one blue ink mark on the spine of volume I), spines lightly sunned, boards a bit bowed, evidence of vellum coming away from binding in a few places (in some places it results in faint "spots" on the boards). Text still quite bright. Overall, a fine set.  From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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