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Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de) Babouc; Or, the World as it Goes, first edition in English, half-title, woodcut decorative initials and head- and tail-pieces, C2v ink stain within text, occasional spotting or finger-marking, a few small stains, contemporary calf, spine in compartments, upper cover detaching, spine ends chipped, corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, Printed for and sold by W. Owen, 1754.

⁂ Rare edition in commerce of an early conte by Voltaire, first published in French in a Dresden printed collected edition of his works.

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Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de) Babouc; Or, the World as it Goes, first edition in English, half-title, woodcut decorative initials and head- and tail-pieces, C2v ink stain within text, occasional spotting or finger-marking, a few small stains, contemporary calf, spine in compartments, upper cover detaching, spine ends chipped, corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, Printed for and sold by W. Owen, 1754.

⁂ Rare edition in commerce of an early conte by Voltaire, first published in French in a Dresden printed collected edition of his works.

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