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Some eighteenth century Voltaire editions unknown to Bengesco

Theodore Besterman

Some eighteenth century Voltaire editions unknown to Bengesco

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Published by Institut et Musée Voltaire in Genève .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778.,
  • Bengescu, George.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTheodore Besterman.
    SeriesStudies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century -- 8 [ii]
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16541545M

    In a vast variety of nondescript pamphlets and writings, he displays his skills at journalism. Cioranescu In the present work, Bury first concerns himself with La Henriade. Paris: H.

    Some foxing, otherwise a very good set. NUC cites three copies only. POE, Edgar Allan. Published under the name of Brutus, this curious treatise is the most eccentric of the works of the philosopher and historian Delisle de Sales

    Though unimaginably prolific, he was called by Laharpe "the most energetic second-hand clothes dealer [fripier] of French literature" Barbier II, pp. A rare book in commerce: no copy has appeared at auction in several decades. I splitting at foot to the 1st raised band, covers lightly worn, overall a very good copy with the engravings in fine impressions. Fromhe began to champion unjustly persecuted people, the case of Huguenot merchant Jean Calas being the most celebrated. II skillfully restored at head and foot, both retaining most of the orig.


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Some eighteenth century Voltaire editions unknown to Bengesco book

Paris: Paul Ollendorff, Candide in particular is the best example of his style. From the collection of Edouard Champion. But it is evident that the champions of Catholicism in that age were no match in controversy for her adversaries.

Beaumont explored America together with Tocqueville for nine months, ostensibly to study the country's penitentiary system.

Cloth backed marbled boards, orig. Paris: veuve Duchesne Paris: Frinzine, Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, title in gilt, by Canape, a very good copy.

Pelletier, rue du Rhone, Contades, Le Driving en France, Quarter morocco, edges of boards rubbed, library stamp on endpaper and title, otherwise very good.

Denis etc. He was an outspoken advocate of civil liberties, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time.

Bibliographie Voltaire by Bengesco

This opportunity was renewed in,and Palissot, in a very readable comedy, makes fun of Diderot and his friends. The details of the story are variously told. We have studied a dozen of resounding cases of prohibited books [18].

Not in Monod. They only appear occasionally in workshops inventories, or for a marriage contract. Enjoy Voltaire was born in the son of a lawyer named Arouet.Hywel Berwyn Evans, A provisional bibliography of English editions and translations of Voltaire Theodore Besterman, Some eighteenth-century Voltaire editions unknown to Bengesco (with 35 figures) Jean-Daniel Candaux, Review: Ira O.

Wade, The Search for a new Voltaire. Theodore Besterman (Some eighteenth-century Voltaire editions unknown to Bengesco, 3th edition,p. 71) suggests that this Genève(=Amsterdam) edition may have been the first of all seven editions found by him and Bengesco.

Besterman [] Very rare in. Round about Rue Mercière: the people of the 18th century book trade in Lyon [1]. Dominique VARRY Enssib, Lyon. Second printing centre of the Ancient Regime French kingdom, Lyon glorious period was the sixteenth century, yet the most studied and well known.

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Round about the rue Mercière

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There was not room for it in the French writers of the eighteenth century framed some passages in their books for the purpose of satisfying the censor or of avoiding punishment.

They were profuse in expressions of loyally to church and In the various editions of Voltaire's collected works.