18 December 2003,
Price realised USD 1,016
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VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778). Candid: or, All for the Best. London: J. Nourse, 1759.
2 parts in one volume, 12o (164 x 96 mm). Half-title. Contemporary calf (some rubbing to joints). Provenance: Craigee (signature on title).
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, published in the year of the first edition.
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