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CANDIDE AND OTHER ROMANCES BY VOLTAIRE

Voltaire (novellas); Tealby, Norman (illustrations)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
Date Published: 1928
Book Id: 2387

Description

First printing in the U.S. of this edition. Octavo (24.25cm); back cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; teal topstain; patterned endpapers; dustjacket; xxxiv, 220pp; 12 illustrated plates by Norman Tealby. A few pinpoint rubbed spots to spine ends, subtle fading to topstain, with a number faintly rubber-stamped to inner rear endpaper; very Near Fine, with several signatures uncut. Dustjacket has a tiny triangular chip at base of spine, with a single closed tear to upper edge of front panel; very Near Fine.

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Handsome edition of Voltaire's best-known work, translated here with an introduction and notes by Richard Aldington. Additionally contains Aldington's translations of six other works, originally published between 1746-1775.


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