By: Montaigne, Michel De; Ives, George B.; Gide, Andre; Norton, Grace
New York, The Heritage Press: 1946
Seller ID: 2306240
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Includes all three publisher's slipcases and Sandglass insert Number 31R. 1946 Hard Cover. xlvi, 2077 pp. All three volumes paginated continuously. A selection of essays by the man who coined the term (from the French word for 'attempts'). Translated by George B. Ives, with an introduction by Andre Gide and notes by Grace Norton. Essays is the title of a book written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a short subjective treatment of a given topic, of which the book contains a large number. Essai is French for 'tri... View More...