Montesquieu's Works

The Works of Montesquieu


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[002238] Montesquieu; De Secondat, Charles-Louis. The Works of Montesquieu. London: Vernor and Hood, 1800. First Thus. 4to. Hardback. Good. Three volumes complete – Volume One – xxx, 390pp; Volume Two – xi, [1], 404pp and Volume Three – x, 486pp. Full calf, modern reback, smooth backs divided into six panels, title lettered direct to second panel, volume number to fourth, date to foot, gilt roll border to covers, with gilt roll to edges and inner edges, marbled endpapers.

Worn to extremities, especially corners with some loss, bottom edge of covers of volume two with light water stains, inner hinges reinforced with cloth tape. Internally lightly browned generally, occasional heavier browning, previous owners name to ffeps, with pencil notes to ffep of volume one, tear to margin of A3 in volume two, ix/x misbound before the rest of the contents pages in volume three. Portrait of Montesquieu, from elsewhere, laid down on page opposite title in volume one.

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