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1733 Le Temple du Gout Voltaire Early Edition Scarce Important Work
Amsterdam: Click here to see our other books! Le Temple du Gout Voltaire 1733 Jaques Desbordes : Amsterdam 7.5" by 5" [2], iii-xiv, [1], 2-48pp SUMMARY A very scarce, early edition of this important attack by Voltaire on contemporary taste in art and literature. Early Edition,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION Published the same year as the first, which was issued in Rouen by Jore in 1733. Voltaire's bibliographer Bengesco refers to the further 1733 printings as 'premieres editions'. This edition is noted as a later in 1733 due to the title page bearing Voltaire's name, with Crebillon's approbation dated 1733 to the final leaf. [Bengesco, n.602, p.162.] In the original French. With a bright red and black title page, featuring a detailed engraving. This edition was published by Jaques Desbordes of Amsterdam. 'Le Temple du Gout' was published without official permission from the censors and is a scathing, satirical attack on contemporary taste in art and literature. Voltaire was the nom de plume of Francois-Marie Arouet. He was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher. He was famous for his wit and staunch criticism of Christianity. CONDITION Disbound. Externally, very bright with just a small chip to the fore edge. Small mark to the head of title page. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the odd spots to pages. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed GLOS … [Click Below for Full Description]
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