ESSAYS SELECTED FROM MONTAIGNE WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR. Montaigne, DeWitt Clinton.
ESSAYS SELECTED FROM MONTAIGNE WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR
ESSAYS SELECTED FROM MONTAIGNE WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR

ESSAYS SELECTED FROM MONTAIGNE WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR

London: Printed by Luke Hanford... for T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies... and E. Harding, 1800. Hardcover. 8vo, xxii, 262 , (1). Dewitt Clinton's copy with his signature in black-ink on the upper right corner of the title page. Bound by Sagorski & Sutcliff. Full tree calf, inner gilt dentelles, marbleized endpapers. Front cover detached, and leather over spine in two pieces, thus requiring re-backing. DeWitt Clinton (1769 - 1828) was an American politician and naturalist. He served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City, and as the sixth Governor of New York. As NY Governor, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal. He was a major candidate for President in the election of 1812, challenging incumbent James Madison. Provenance: from the library of American commercial artist Irv Doctor (1918-2008) with his expressively graphic signature on the ffe. Fair. Item #012763

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