CANDIDE, Or, Optimism. Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire.
CANDIDE, Or, Optimism.
CANDIDE, Or, Optimism.

CANDIDE, Or, Optimism.

Translated from the French by Richard Aldington. With an Introduction by Paul Morand, and twenty illustrations in colour by Sylvain Sauvage. Pp. xx+148(last colophon), coloured frontispiece and 19 text illustrations (several full page); roy. 8vo; qr. maroon buckram, spine lettered in gilt, cream & red fleur de lys patterned papered boards, a trifle rubbed; within card slipcase; upper hinge tender; The Nonesuch Press, London, n.d.[1939]. Unlimited edition. McKitterick 115c. *The first volume in the Ten Great French Romances series. With publisher's prospectus ('Inexpensive Nonesuch Books') loosely inserted. Richard Aldington's translation was originally published in 1927, and was modernized for this edition by A. S. B. Glover. Item #136001

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