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Digital Image File Name: 
63029
Source Call Number: 
STC 18042 Copy 1
Source Creator: 
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.
Source Title: 
Essayesvvritten in French by Michael Lord of Montaigne, Knight of the Order of S. Michael, gentleman of the French Kings chamber: done into English, according to the last French edition, by Iohn Florio reader of the Italian tongue vnto the Soueraigne Maie
Image Details: 
British Book Illustration project 2012-2015
Source Created or Published: 
1613
Physical Description: 
portrait facing [p. 1]
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Essais. English
Title (Hamnet): 
Essayes vvritten in French by Michael Lord of Montaigne, Knight of the Order of S. Michael, gentleman of the French Kings chamber: done into English, according to the last French edition, by Iohn Florio reader of the Italian tongue vnto the Soueraigne Maiestie of Anna, Queene of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, &c. And one of the gentlemen of hir royall priuie chamber.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by Melch. Bradvvood for Edvvard Blount and William Barret,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1613.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[12], 630, [2] p. : port. (engraving) ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Printed waste (Binding)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Prices (Provenance)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Smedley, William T. (William Thomas), b. 1851, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Florio, John, 1553?-1625.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Hole, William, d. 1624, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Broadbent, N. M., former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With an engraved portrait of the translator on A6v signed: Gul: Hole sculp:.
Notes (Hamnet): 
A translation of: Essais.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The second (R1r) and third books (2R5r) have separate dated title pages; pagination and register are continuous.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The last leaf is blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: A-2L⁶ 2O-3I⁶ 3K⁴.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S111840
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 18042
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
HH146/24. Lacking blank. Scattered MS. markings. Some leaves foxed, affecting text. Calf binding. Provenance: inscription on t.p.: "Edw: [Edward] Fraunecys Dec: 1619 7s"; armorial bookplate of Anthony G. Wright Biddulph; Hodgson's sale, 7 Feb. 1929, lot 593; collated at Quaritch, 11 Feb. 1929; Harmsworth copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 18042 Copy 1