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Candide, or, Optimism

Author: Voltaire; Richard Aldington; A S B Glover; Paul Morand; Sylvain Sauvage
Publisher: London ; New York : The Nonesuch Press, 1939?.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : [American editionView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire; Richard Aldington; A S B Glover; Paul Morand; Sylvain Sauvage
OCLC Number: 870865666
Notes: Aldington's translation was first published in London, 1927, in Candide and other romances by Voltaire ; the Nonesuch Press edition, with illustrations by Sauvage, was first published in London, 1939. see Kershaw, no. 226, for 1939 ed.
Richard Aldington's English translation has been moderized for this edition by A.S.B. Glover.
American edition has "Printed in the United States of America" on verso of title page and was published with fleur-de-lis in royal blue and cream check pattern covers; lettered in gilt up the spine with Voltaire across the head and Nonesuch at the tail; issued in plain paper covered slipcase.
This title was the first of the Ten great French romances planned to be published by the Nonesuch Press.
Contains information from the title page of 1759 edition.
Illustrations retouched for this American issue.
Description: xix pages, 1 unnumbered page, 147 pages, 1 unnumbered page : coloured illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Candide.
Optimism
Responsibility: Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire ; translated form the French by Richard Aldington ; with an introduction by Paul Morand ; and twenty illustrations in colour by Sylvain Sauvage.

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