Rare! 1761 4 Volumes THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF DE VOLTAIRE

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 16, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

Attention Collectors!

Super Rare!

Four Volumes

1761

The Dramatic Works

of

Mr De Voltaire

Here is a very rare antiquarian set of hardcover books that would be a fantastic addition to a collection!

You are bidding on a rare set of antiquarian hardcover books titled The Dramatic Works of Mr. De Voltaire. Translated by the Rev. Mr. Francklin. Printed in London, England for J. Newberry, R. Baldwin, S. Crowder and Co., J. Coote, T. Davies, W. Johnston, R. Francklin, and G. Kearsley, 1761. Volumes I and II are from 1761 and Volumes III and IV are from 1762. The volumes appear to be part of a larger set, however, the dramatic works are complete in these four volumes.

Imagine, here is a set of books that were made before America declared independence from Great Britain!

Each book has a terrific illustrated frontispiece!

The books have some binding issues and are candidates for rebinding. All of the covers are present but most of them have become detached. The spine has leather but it is quite worn and leather is missing in some areas. Volume II is split along the length of the spine in the middle of the book. The pages in all books are in decent condition. They have some scattered foxing but are quite legible. There are a few pages with closed
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