A Checklist of Editions of Major French Authors in Oxford Libraries 1526-1800 p.226. (70)" /> VOLTAIRE, Françoise Marie Arouet de. <I>Oeuvres Completes</I>, [Paris]: L' Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique, 1785-89. 70 volumes, 8°, half titles, engraved frontispiece portrait of the author after Houdon, 93 engraved plates after Moreau le Jeune (occasional very light spotting), contemporary brown calf, covers bordered with gilt palmette, spines decorated with alternate gilt diamond lattice and floral volutes, morocco lettering-pieces (extremities rubbed, some scuffing), g.e. Brunet 1353: "Cette édition célèbre était la plus complète, la plus belle et la mieux ordonné qui eût paru jusqu'alors des oeuvres de Voltaire"; Cohen-de Ricci 1042.3; Thomas <I>A Checklist of Editions of Major French Authors in Oxford Libraries 1526-1800</I> p.226. (70) | Christie's