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Voltaire
1723 Voltaire's Epic Poem Henry IV, First Edition Henry The Great
1723. La Ligue Ou Henry Le Grand by Francois Marie Arouet - Voltaire (1694-1778) Contemporary vellum 8vo. Viii, 231 pages with the called for blank leaf (159-160) between text and notes. First edition in nine cantos with historical remarks 1723, Geneva [but Rouen] Jean Mokpap (fictitious oddly named) Voltaire's epic poem about Henry IV, had it printed at Rouen and smuggled into Paris due to authorities refusing to sanction its publication thought too vigorously supporting Protestantism. Condition No names Boards attached Soiling to vellum Moderate external wear Binding a bit shaken Lacks the front free endpaper Inner joint conserved Not ex library Old blue ink faded in front cover Overall good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: bluemangobooksandmanuscripts [New Hope, Pennsylvania, US]
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