Francois Voltaire

Voltaire, Francois

French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher (1694-1778). Autograph Letter Signed (“Voltaire“). Paris. 8vo. 1 p.
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To George Conrad Walther, Voltaire’s publisher in Dresden, most likely about the 1752 reissue of his collected works. In full (translated): "I sent you the third volume more than three weeks ago; please confirm that you have received them, you will have the fourth soon. By the way, if you have a better way for me to get the packages to you, please let me know. / Your very humble servant Voltaire." - With integral autograph address leaf, very mild toning, 1.5 inch loss at upper right corner of address leaf (from original seal).

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Voltaire, Francois

Philosoph (1694-1778). Autograph letter signed ("V."). [Wohl Ferney. 2/3 S. 8vo.
$ 3,950 / 3.500 € (938335/BN938335)

A hitherto unknown letter to his publisher Gabriel Cramer at Geneva, asking to send a copy of his "Louis XIV" to bookbinder Jacoby to bind it properly, since the Parliament President of Besançon has asked for one.

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