The works of Voltaire with his final corrections and addtions. Translated from the French, by several hands

Main Author: Voltaire
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh printed by and for Martin & Wotherspoon. And for James Dickson, front of the Exchange 1769, M.DCC.LXIX. [1769]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Both volumes with half-titles, general titlepages and volume titlepages, vol. 1 being 'The history of Charles XII' and vol. 2 'The history of the Russian empire under Peter the Great'. - English Short Title Catalog, T230355. - Originally intended to be part of a 20-vol. set collecting Voltaire's works, to be issued by subscription, a volume a month publishing schedule, but, as the 'Advertisement' at end of vol. 2 states, this plan was in trouble due to a lack of subscribers to finance the remaining volumes. The two volumes were then reissued individually with the general titlepages cancelled. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - Vol. 1 has an initial leaf entitled 'Proposals for printing by subscription', dated: April 27, 1769; this includes instructions to the binder to discard it
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (2v) 12°