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Histoire de Charles XII. roi de Suede. / par Mr. de V***.

Author/Creator:
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Other Title:
Remarques historiques et critiques sur l'Histoire de Charles XII. roi de Suede.
Edition:
Dixiéme edition de Christophe Revis, plus ample & plus correcte que toutes les précedentes, augmentée des critiques de la Motraye, & des réponses à ces critiques.
Publication:
A Basle : Chez Christophe Revis, MDCCXLVIII [1748]
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. : port. ; 17 cm. (12mo in 8s & 4s)
Fingerprint:
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Subjects:
Charles XII, King of Sweden, 1682-1718.
Sweden -- History -- Charles XII, 1697-1718.
Place of Publication:
Switzerland Basel.
Notes:
Probable fictitious imprint. Bibliothèque nationale describes this edition as a page by page reimpression of an edition of 1738 with same imprint, printed on "papier d'Auvergne," possibly made in Paris.
Vol. 1: [2], viij, 208 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: [2], 192 p.
Engraved title vignettes (sowing scene with motto Sepere ne dubites) described by BN as the mark of Jacques Desbordes, of Amsterdam.
Engraved portrait of Charles XII as frontispiece.
"Lettre de M. de la Motraye a M. de Voltaire" (v. 2, p. 115-192) has caption title; Voltaire's replies are in notes at foot of pages.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy bound in 1 vol.
Culture Class Collection copy has the bookplate of Samuel Weiller Fernberger on front pastedown.
Culture Class Collection copy has illegible autograph on t.p.
Penn Provenance:
Fernberger, Samuel Weiller (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1748
Cited in:
BN CCXIV, 3140
Contributor:
Revis, Cristophe, publisher.
French Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
La Mottraye, Aubry de, 1674?-1743. Remarques historiques et critiques sur l'Histoire de Charles XII. roi de Suede.
OCLC:
26596620
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