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The works of Voltaire

a contemporary version with notes

by Voltaire

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Published by E.R. Du Mont in Paris, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Tobias Smollett, revised and modernized, new translations by William F. Fleming and an introduction by Oliver H.G. Leigh, a critique and biography by the Rt. Hon. John Morley ... One hundred and sixty-eight designs.
ContributionsSmollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771., Morley, John, 1838-1923., Fleming, William F., Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 v. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24155175M
OCLC/WorldCa593330


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