The Spirit of Laws. [Personal copy of Senator and physician, William Baldwin Fletcher and his father Calvin Fletcher]. Translated from the French of M. De Secondat Baron de Montesquieu. By Thomas Nugent, L.L.D. The Sixth Edition, carefully revised and improved with considerable Additions by the Author.
Two Volumes in One (complete set). Dublin, Printed for W. McKenzie, 1792. Octavo (14 cm x 20 cm). Volume I: , 325 pages / Volume II: , 371,  pages. Hardcover / Professionally restored and decoratively rebound in full leather with new endpapers and spinelabels. This important publication comes from the eminent libraries of Indiana State Senator Calvin Fletcher and subsequently his son, educationalist, senator and Civil War Surgeon, William Baldwin Fletcher. With some annotations in the Index, highlighting for example the chapter referring to Montesquieu’s view on “Corruption” [″Of the corruption of the principles of the three governments”]. William Baldwin Fletcher, who inherited the book from his father, subsequently gifted it to a close friend of his: “Presented to Chas M O’Brien by his friend W.B.Fletcher”. Some professional paper-restoration and otherwise a very good condition with some minor signs of wear only.