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Voltaire / Bailly
1777 Voltaire & Bailly on Origin of Sciences, Atlantis Mesopotamia Persia India
Paris: 1777. Good Covers / Very Good- Contents. (Covers have edge and corner wear, some wear of leather at spine ends, leather crackled on spine, chips and rubbing at edges of boards. Title page and following text pages are stained at margins. The first text leaf of the letters has wrinkles and tears at the gutter margin with no loss of text; the rest of the text is complete, clean and intact. As is the map.). 1777 Voltaire & Bailly on Origin of Sciences, Atlantis Mesopotamia Persia India 1777 Voltaire & Bailly on Origin of Sciences, Atlantis Mesopotamia Persia India LETTRES SUR L'ORIGINE DES SCIENCES ET SUR CELLE DES PEUPLES DE L'ASIE, Adressees a M. De Voltaire Par M. Bailly, & Precedees De Quelques Lettres de M. De Voltaire a L'Auteur Jean Sylvain Bailly et Voltaire BOUND WITH LETTRES SUR L'ATLANDIDE DE PLATON ET SUR L'ANCIENNE HISTOIRE DE L'ASIE Pour servir de suite aux lettres sur l'origine des sciences, adresses a M. de Voltaire Voltaire et J.S. Bailly Two Volumes Bound Together Volume 1: A Londres chez M. Elmesly / A Paris, chez les frères Debure. Londres et Paris, 1777. First edition. Volume 2: A Londres et à Paris, chez M. Elmesly et chez les Frères Debure, 1779. First edition. Full leather binding with ribbed spine, gilt spine decorations and title label, octavo, red dyed paper edges. Marbled endpapers, [2[, 348; [2], 479 pages, large (18 x 9 inches) folding map of Asia and Europe engraved by de La Gardette. Armorial book plate of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman on front pastedown. Hoffman was an astronomer and served as president of the NY Historical society. Both volum … [Click Below for Full Description]
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