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Antoine Guenee
1777 Letters Of Certain Jews To Monsieur De Voltaire Anti-Semitism Leather
Dublin: William Watson, 1777. ***********PLEASE CLICK ON THE DESCRIPTION IF YOU ARE ON YOUR PHONE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND READ THE DESCRIPTION****************A collection of Letters and Commentary by Jews in response to Voltaire Writing on Jews. The controversy of Voltaire's anti-Semitism has been long disputed. He wanted to purge all men, of whatever persuasion, from these superstitions in order to make them enlightened. He ridiculed each of the major religions, but he was meanest to the Jews: ''You have surpassed all nations in impertinent fables, in bad conduct and in barbarism." Jacobins such as Jean Francois Rewbell in the 1790's and the socialist Pierre Proudhon in the next generation are among the many figures, especially of the left, who justified their arguments against the Jews by quoting Voltaire. Leather. 8vo. William Watson, Dublin, Ireland. 1777. 445, 428 pages. Two Volumes. First Edition/First Printing. Bound in contemporary 1/2 calf leather and red cloth boards. Leather lightly worn along the edges. Previous owner's name present to the title page. Foxing Present. Scattered pencil markings present to the margins of the text. Binding tight and solid. A collection of Letters and Commentary by Jews in response to Voltaire Writing on Jews. The controversy of Voltaire's anti-Semitism has been long disputed. He wanted to purge all men, of whatever persuasion, from these superstitions in order to make them enlightened. He ridiculed each of the major religions, but he was meanest to the Jews: ''You have surpassed all nations in impertinent fables, in bad conduct and i … [Click Below for Full Description]
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