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Title
[Manuscript annotations on Michel de Montaigne's Essayes]
Alternative Title
The essayes, or, Morall, politike and millitarie discourses of Lo. Michaell de Montaigne
Creator
Montaigne, Michel de
Contributor
Florio, John
Date Created and/or Issued
[late 17th century]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern Annotated Books from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Extensive later-seventeenth-century underscoring, marks, and annotations throughout in both ink and pencil. Also bears the manuscript textual corrections of the translator John Florio (one of six known copies to contain Florio's hand-corrections). For more on this copy, see William Hamlin, Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pp. 229, 245-48. Annotated blank leaves at the end of the volume function as a manuscript index to the printed text, keyed to manuscript marks in the margins, underscoring, and annotations.
Scope/Content: The initials "D.W" at head of t.p. with his extensive underscoring and annotations throughout; three blank sheets at end with additional manuscript annotations. Bookplate of John Bostock, M.D. with his ownership inscription at head of t.p.; also bookplate of George Goyder.
Type
text
Format
ink on paper
Form/Genre
Annotations (Provenance)--England--17th century
Bookplates (Provenance)--England--19th century
marginalia (annotations)
Extent
[20], 179, [9], 193-450, [10], 475-664, [4] p. ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Identifier
Chrzanowski 1603m *
Language
English
eng
Place
England
52.16045, -0.70312
Relation
ESTC S111839
Location
CLUW

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