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Fair. Fair hardcover. No DJ. ORIGINAL 1881 EDITION. Ex-Library (college) with usual markings. Text is unmarked with tanning. Covers/back strip are completely loose but still present and show edge wear with heavy rubbing. All pages are present, bound together and in very readable. condition.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Very Good- Minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Gold spine lettering is a little dulled as is the gold on the top edge; gold front cover lettering is still bright. First and last few pages are moderately foxed. Contents are clean and unworn. No DJ.; 8-3/4" Tall, 639pp. Medium brown cloth, gold spine & front cover lettering. Black designs at top of spine & front cover. BIOGRAPHY. Frontispiece is protected by a tissue guard, but is foxed nevertheless. "I attempt in these volumes to exhibit to the American people the most extraordinary of Frenchmen, and one of the most extraordinary of human beings. At this moment, if I lift my eyes from the desk on which I write, I see before me volumes containing fifty thousand printed pages of his composition, including more than two hundred and sixty separate publications. You are probably aware that every circumstance in the history of this man, from the date of his birth to the resting-place of his bones, is matter of controversy. Generally, therefore, I have given only the obvious or most probable truth. The Voltaire of these volumes is the nearest to the true one that I have been able to gather and constuct. I think the man is to be found in these pages delineated by himself. " Appendix I: List of publications relating to Voltaire and to his works, arranged according to the dates of publication as far as known, and with their titles translated into English. Apendix II: A list of the works of Voltaire, in the order, so far as known, of their publication, with the titles translated into English.
Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Pub by Houghton Mifflin, 1881, same date TP & CP, 2 vols, presumed 1st Edition. Good cond. hardcovers now in archival Brodart, no dj's. )Olive green cloth over bds w/ gilt dec & lettering on covers & spines. Mdt rubbing & slight loss to wear points. Hinges cracked & barely holding, o/w internally VG+. 639pp & 653pp. Books are square, straight, tight & clean except as noted, overall Good cond. Same or next day shipping. Please email any questions.
First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. viii, -639; vi, 653; engraved portrait frontispiece, t.e.g., rear hinge starting in vol. 2, light edgewear, else very good in original brown cloth with gilt-lettered upper cover and spine.
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