Marmontel's Moral Tales.
Edited with biographical introduction and notes by George Saintsbury. Illustrated by Chris Hammond. Marmontel [1723-1799] was a French historian and writer. His writings were cited by John Ruskin and John Stuart Mill as important influences. This beautiful edition is in dark green cloth with embossed gilt illustrations and title. Lovely pen and ink illustrations throughout. Pages gilt all around. A writer's author in a fine presentation. Macmillan and Co., NY. 1895. USED, $35.00