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VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778). Oeuvres. Geneva: [Cramer brothers,] 1768-77. 30 volumes, 4º (265 x 203mm). With half-titles. Engraved frontispiece by Flipart, 7 portraits by various artists and 42 plates by De Launay, Duclos, Levasseur and others after Gravelot.  (Some browning.) Contemporary light brown calf, gilt spines with red and green lettering and numbering pieces (some spine heads chipped, light wear). Provenance: Henry Gerard Sturt, first Baron Alington (racehorse owner and politician, 1825-1904; armorial bookplate).
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VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778). Oeuvres. Geneva: [Cramer brothers,] 1768-77. 30 volumes, 4º (265 x 203mm). With half-titles. Engraved frontispiece by Flipart, 7 portraits by various artists and 42 plates by De Launay, Duclos, Levasseur and others after Gravelot. (Some browning.) Contemporary light brown calf, gilt spines with red and green lettering and numbering pieces (some spine heads chipped, light wear). Provenance: Henry Gerard Sturt, first Baron Alington (racehorse owner and politician, 1825-1904; armorial bookplate).

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VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778). Oeuvres. Geneva: [Cramer brothers,] 1768-77. 30 volumes, 4º (265 x 203mm). With half-titles. Engraved frontispiece by Flipart, 7 portraits by various artists and 42 plates by De Launay, Duclos, Levasseur and others after Gravelot. (Some browning.) Contemporary light brown calf, gilt spines with red and green lettering and numbering pieces (some spine heads chipped, light wear). Provenance: Henry Gerard Sturt, first Baron Alington (racehorse owner and politician, 1825-1904; armorial bookplate).

An attractively bound edition of Voltaire's works. Some supplemental volumes were published nearly 20 years after publication of volume 30. Cohen-de Ricci 1041-42; Ray 21.

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