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Oeuvres Completes de M. De Voltaire.

VOLTAIRE (1694-1778).

Published by Deux-Ponts Sanson, 1791-1792., [Paris]:, 1791
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97 of 100 volumes (lacking volumes 2, 12, and 13). 12mo. Each book with additional titles, engraved portrait frontis. [after Ch. Nicoville?]; occasional light stains or wrinkles. Original full calf, gilt spine, red and black leather spine labels; covers worn, some joints cracked, some head and tails frayed away, small oval leather labels naming the spine volume number occasionally missing, later shelf-stickers mounted at foot of spines. Early ownership bookplates of The Honble. William Craig, "one of the Lords of Council and Session and Lord Commissioner of Justiciary", several blind embossed stamps of the Theological Institute of Connecticut, on first and last pages, including titles. Internally very good, bindings holding but worn. The Collected Works of Voltaire â" there are various editions of Voltaire's works, but this one may be the largest number of volumes and the selection of material from the contents is vast: The contents include the following (and much more): letters to Genonville on the criticism regarding Sophocles' tragedy of Oedipus, Artemire, the tragedy of Brutus, commentaries on Corneille, tragedy of Zulime, tragedy of "Le Fanatisme, ou Mahomet le prophete", tragedy of Semiramis, tragedy of Oreste, tragedy of "L'Orphelin de la Chine," tragedy of "Tancrede," Olympie, "Les Lois de Minos," tragedy of "Dom Pedre," tragedy of "Les Pelopides, ou Atree et Thyeste," comedie "L'Enfant prodigue," comedie "La Femme qui a raison," Charlot, ou la comtesse de Givry, Samson, comedie-ballet "La Princesse de Navarre," Le Temple de la gloire, Poemes et Discours, Epître, Le Cadenas, Lettres, Siecle de Louis XIV, Louis XV, Essai sur les mÅ"urs et l'esprit des nations [8 vols.], Annales de l'Empire depuis Charlemagne, Histoire de l'empire de Russie sous Pierre le Grand (I) [v.33 - with engraving of Turkish camp and the camp of the Tartars, and the camp of the Tzar (near the Pruth River â" called the "Pruth River Campaign," 1710], Histoire du parlement de Paris, Melanges historiques (3 vols.), Politique et Legislation, La Voix du sage et du people, Histoire d'Elisabeth Canning et de Jean Calas, Elements de la philosophie de [Isaac] Newton [v.42], Essai sur la nature du feu, et sur sa propagation, Philosophie Generale: metaphysique, morale et theologie [6 vols.], Traite de metaphysique, Remarques sur les Pensees de Pascal [v.45], L'Examen important de Milord Bolingbroke, Les Questions de Zapata, La Bible enfin expliquee, Collection d'anciens evangiles, Histoire de l'etablissement du Christianisme, Dialogues et Entretiens Philosophiques, L'Indien et le Japonais [v.50], Dictionnaire philosophique [v.52], Anecdotes, Anatomie, Apocryphes, Ararat, Armes, Armees, [musical score, p. 333, v.53], Astronomie, atheisme, Babel, Bacchus, Roger Bacon, Francis Bacon, de la Chine, circoncision, circus, clerc, climat, contradictions, defloration, enchantement (magie, evocation, fortilege, &c., fable, fanatisme, fantaisie, feu, fievre, fornication, [section on Genesis torn out and placed back into text block, loose], genie, geometrie (with figs.), gout, gravite, hemistiche, heresie, imagination, infini, inoculation, lepre et verole [v.60], John Locke, maladie, medecine, Newton & Descartes, Platon, Les Pourquoi, Puissance, raison, serpent, superstition, testicules (hermaphrodites), Tonnerre, vision de Constantin, Zoroastre[v.63], Romans, Histoire des voyages de Scarmentado, Le blanc et le noir, Candide, L'Homme aux quarante ecus, La Princesse de Babylone [v.65], Les lettres d'Amabed, histoire de Jenni ou L'Athee et le Sage, Les Oreilles du comte de Chesterfield. Faceties, diatribe du docteur Akakia, medecin du Pape, Lettre de M. de l'Eclude, Chirurgien-dentiste, seigneur du Tilloy, pres de Montargis, a M. son cure, La Prophetie de la Sorbonne de l'an 1530, Melanges Litteraires, Eloge funebre des officiers qui sont morts dans la guerre de 1741, Eloge de Monsieur de Crebillon, Utile examen des trois dernieres epîtres du Sr Rousseau, Quelques petit. Bookseller Inventory # LV2178

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Title: Oeuvres Completes de M. De Voltaire.

Publisher: Deux-Ponts Sanson, 1791-1792., [Paris]:

Publication Date: 1791

Binding: Hardcover

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