Candide (Quarter leather Franklin Library edition)

By: VOLTAIRE, François Marie Arouet

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Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Completed in 1759, 'Candide' has been described as the satire of satires. The author, François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), was a prolific writer during the French Enlightenment who wrote under the pen name Voltaire. Translated from the French by Tobias Smollet and with illustrations by Antoni Clavé. --- In green cloth backed in darker green quarter leather with decorations in gilt to covers and spine, gilt-stamped spine titling and two raised spine bands. All edges gilt, with sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark and colorful faux marbled endpapers. Printed on buff-colored leaves. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- An excellent copy: bright, tightly bound, and unmarked, but with a hint of scuffing to front cover and slight dulling to textblock top edge gilding.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall ; (6), 155 pages

Title: Candide (Quarter leather Franklin Library edition)

Author Name: VOLTAIRE, François Marie Arouet

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Illustrated Classics,

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 83832