VOLTAIRE.

Rare books by Voltaire, including first editions, copies in fine bindings, and handsome sets of his collected works.

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  1. Letters Concerning the English Nation.
    VOLTAIRE. Letters Concerning the English Nation.

    London : 1733

    First edition of Voltaire's celebration of England and the English, the first edition in any language of the work, with the French edition, printed in Amsterdam, appearing the subsequent year; this a commendable copy in contemporary mottled calf.

    Voltaire's great admiration for the English people and their system of government was developed during... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 150464

  2. Le Siecle de Louis XIV.
    VOLTAIRE. Le Siecle de Louis XIV.

    Berlin : 1751

    First edition, with a fine Bloomsbury Group provenance, presented by Lytton Strachey to Frances Marshall later Frances Partridge upon marriage, with a notation of the presentation in the latter's hand "Frances Marshall from Lytton 1931" in pencil on the front free endpaper. At the time of the presentation, Frances was the lover of Ralph Partridge,... Learn More
    £4,250.00

    Stock Code: 131267

  3. A Treatise on Toleration;
    VOLTAIRE. A Treatise on Toleration;

    London : 1779

    Later English-language editions of two of Voltaire's best known works, with the latter book including his commentary on Beccaria's Treatise on Crimes and Punishments. The Treatise on Toleration was first published in English in 1764, The Ignorant Philosopher and the Commentary on Beccaria in 1767. David Williams (1738-1816) translated various works... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 124071

  4. The Works.
    VOLTAIRE. The Works.

    New York : 1927

    The Arouet Edition. One of 500 numbered sets of which this is number 377. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 126628

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