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Montesquieu, [Charles De Secondat].

Published by London: Athenaeum., 1897
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8vo. Xxi, 297 pages. First thus. Printed on fine laid paper. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece engraving of Montesquieu. Illustrated with engraved plates. "With introduction and notes, now completely done into English, from the original by Montesquieu, in one volume ; with nine etchings by M. A. Laluze. " "Printed for subscribers only. " Montesquieu was an 18yh-century French social and political thinker, a strong influence on American founding fathers. The Persian Letters is a satire, the imaginary correspondence of an Oriental visitor to Paris, looking at the society through the eyes of an outsider. OCLC lists 24 copies worldwide of this edition. Lacks covers; flyleaf and frontispiece detached, but present. Damp stained; pages brittle with some warping and tears. Fair condition. (SPEC-1-10) nj1. Bookseller Inventory # 18732

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Publisher: London: Athenaeum.

Publication Date: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

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