Littérature – Voltaire (1817) (vol 16)


Littérature – Voltaire (1817) (vol 16)


Vol 16 of Voltaire’s Complete Works, in French, containing miscellaneous literature.

Title: Littérature (vol 16 of Ouevres Completes de Voltaire, Second Part)

Author: Voltaire

Publisher: Chez Th. Desoer, Libraire, 1817

Condition: Full leather, fair. Spine hinge cracked but restores. Covers show some signs of wear. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Some foxing. Binding tight, text unmarked. A heavy book, overseas shipping will cost extra. All text in French. 

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Miscellaneous literature from Voltaire, including Memoire sur La Satire, Metaphore, Observations, and more. All text in French.

About Voltaire (from Wikipedia):

Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his criticism of Christianity—especially the Roman Catholic Church—as well as his advocacy of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and separation of church and state.

Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, histories, and scientific expositions. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and 2,000 books and pamphlets. He was one of the first authors to become renowned and commercially successful internationally. He was an outspoken advocate of civil liberties, and he was at constant risk from the strict censorship laws of the Catholic French monarchy. His polemics witheringly satirized intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day.