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Le Siecle de Louis XIV by Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet) - 1st Edition  - 1751 - from Tarrington Books (SKU: 1127E001)

Le Siecle de Louis XIV

Le Siecle de Louis XIV

by Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet)

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  • hardcover
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Berlin: C.F. Henning, 1751. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm). Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings, red leather title labels and gilt decoration to spines. Good solid bindings. Volume one has light rippling to the pages and foxing up to page 3, volume II is very clean throughout. Engraved bookplate to front endpapers (Charles Grave Hudson - 1st Baronet Hudson, of Wanlip Hall, Leicestershire.) The first edition of one of Voltaire's most important works, a landmark in the development of historiography, published under the alternative pseudonym M. de Francheville. A very nice example. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 488, [2] + ii, 466


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Le Siecle de Louis XIV
Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet)
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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
C.F. Henning
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Sun King, The Age of Louis XIV, historiography, History
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French Language; History;
3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm)

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About Tarrington Books

A family run bookshop located in the heart of rural Herefordshire. Large selection of children's literature, crime fiction, military, history, travel, vintage paperbacks, quality antiquarian volumes & fine bindings. We offer free UK postage on all items and pride ourselves on our safe packaging and rapid dispatch of orders. Browsers welcome by appointment.


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