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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Voltaire; William Walton
|Notes:||Engravings in two states.
"Of this edition, printed on Japanese vellum paper, only one thousand complete copies are printed for sale." This copy not numbered.
|Description:||3 volumes frontispieces (volumes 1, portrait) plates 23 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. The Huron; or, The pupil of nature.--The history of Jenni; or, The atheist and the sage. The one-eyed street-porter. Cosi-Sancta; A little evil for a great good. An incident of memory. The travels of Reason. The man with forty crowns. Timon. The king of Boutan; or, How far should we impose upon the people. Of the adornment of the city of Cashmere.--v. 2. The letters of Amabed. The blind judges of colors. The princess of Babylon. The ears of Lord Chesterfield and Chaplain Goudman. Story of a good Brahman. An Indian adventure. Zadig; or, Destiny.--v. 3. Micromegas. Candide; or, Optimisn. The world as it goes. The white and the black. Jeannot and Colin. The history of the travels of Scarmentado. The white bull. Memnon; or, Human wisdom. Plato's dream. Bababec and the fairs. The two consoled ones.|
|Series Title:||The bibliophilist's library. 2d series., v. 1-3|
|Responsibility:||now first completely done into English by William Walton ... with etchings by Laguillermie and Thevenin.|