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Tancrede : tragédie / par Mr. de Voltaire.

Author/Creator:
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Standardized Title:
Tancrède
Publication:
A Geneve : Chez les freres Cramer, libraires, MDCCLXI [1761]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, [1], 98, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm (8vo)
Fingerprint:
aie, pse: e.i- CoAR (3) 1761 (R)
Subjects:
French drama -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
Switzerland Geneva.
Belgium Liège
Notes:
According to Bengesco this is a counterfeit edition, probably published in Liège by Bassompierre.
Identified as a counterfeit edition from frontispiece by Gravelot, the removal of the date in the dedicatory letter to Madame de Pompadour and the addition of a letter to Marquis Albergati Capacelli of Bologna following the main text. Cf. Bengesco.
Signatures: A⁸(-A8) B-G⁸
Title vignette, initials, head- and tail-pieces.
"A Mr. le Marquis Albergati Capacelli, sénateur de Bologne": page [83]-98.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the J. P. Wickersham Crawford Collection.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Marilyn Kramer Weitzman Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Flora E. Haney Fund.
RBC copy bound in19th-century brown paper boards, dark blue paper spine.
RBC copy wanting final leaf (G8) presumably blank.
RBC copy acquired in 2017 from Zoe Abrams Rare Books.
Penn Chronology:
1761
Cited in:
Bengesco, G. Voltaire, bibliographie de ses oeuvres 236
Contributor:
Bassompierre, Jean François, 1709-1776.
Frères Cramer, publisher.
J. P. Wickersham Crawford Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Marilyn Kramer Weitzman Fund.
Flora E. Haney Fund.
OCLC:
8581966
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