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Title:
An essay upon the civil wars of France : extracted from curious manuscripts
Author:
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
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Publication Information:
Westport : Printed by Richard W. Ellis : The Georgian Press, 1928.
Physical Description:
12 unnumbered pages, 47 pages, 2 unnumbered pages ; 20.5 cm
General Note:
"Four hundred and seventy-five copies of this book were printed, of which four hundred and fifty are for sale ..."--Colophon.

"Intended as a kind of preface or introduction to the Henriade."--Advertisement to the reader.

The first of only two pieces written by Voltaire entirely in English.
Language:
English
Local Note:
Library's RBR copy is no. 7.

Library's RBR copy inscribed to Robert B. Adam on his birthday, 7 July 1935, by Richard Ellis.

Library's RBR copy bound by the Atelier Bindery (N.Y.) in half calf with marbled paper covered boards.
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Book