Paris (i,e. Amsterdam): 1755.
First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #044596
Respined in 1/4 calf in an antique style over original marbled boards. One of six editions of Voltaire's famously bawdy mock epic surreptitiously published in 1755. The first were reputedly the Louvain (actually Frankfurt) editions, but they are all scarce. It wasn't officially published until 1762. Light foxing, otherwise crisp and bright. Added endpapers but original front blank retained with an old signature, binder ticket on rear pastedown. (iv), 216. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Anthropology. Inventory No: 044596.