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1765 Voltaire Prose & History Charlemagne Leopold Political Philosophy English Smollet
London, Printed for J. Newbery [and others] at Salisbury, MDCCLXV [1765] - 1765 Voltaire Prose & History Charlemagne Leopold Political Philosophy English Smollet Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” – Voltaire Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 books and pamphlets. He was an outspoken advocate of civil liberties, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticize intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day. “Works of M. de Voltaire”, translated by Tobias Smollet, features a stunning, engraved frontispiece. It also features some of the finest works of prose produced by Voltaire and was published during his lifetime! This volume contains Voltaire’s works of prose; most of which are on the reigns of important rulers including Charlemagne, Frederick II, Charles VI, Charles VII, Gregory VII and others. Still, other writings cover the state of Europe during the reign of Leopold Item number: #2015 Price: $750 VOLTAIRE The Works of M. de Voltaire. Translated from the French, with notes, historical and critical. By T. Smollet, M.D. T Francklin, M.A. and Others. London, Printed for J. Newbery [and others] at Salisbury, MDCCLXV [1765] Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages; 18 volumes • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Dr. James Musgrave o Rector of Chinnor in Oxfordshire. o Dr. Musgrave is famous as the owner of Isaac Newton's book collection. • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2015 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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