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    One of Four 1759 Editions of Candide with 299 Pages

    Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire. Candide, Ou L'Optimisme, Traduit De L'Allemand De Mr. Le Docteur Ralph. [n. p.]: [n. p.], 1759. One of the four 1759 editions with 299 pages which preceded the other 1759 editions. Twelvemo. 299 pages. Contemporary marbled boards with rubbing, rebacked in quarter calf with morocco spine label. Bookplate. Textblock slightly trimmed. Some scattered foxing with a bit of light thumb-soiling. Contemporary owner's name to title page. Occasional leaf with lightly creased corner or abrading along fore-edge. Housed in a custom cloth clam-shell box with minor rubbing and foxing. A tight, sound, very good copy of this early edition without the agreed first issue points.

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    April, 2014
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