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Published by Voltaire Foundation at the Taylor Institution in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778

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Edition Notes

Statementedited for the first time by George R. Havens and Norman L. Torrey.
SeriesStudies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century -- 9
ContributionsHavens, George R., Torrey, Norman L. 1894-
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21558240M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Voltaire, Voltaire's catalogue of his library at Ferney. Geneve: Institut et Musee Voltaire, Voltaire, Title Voltaire's catalogue of his library at Ferney / edited for the first time by George R. Havens and Norman L. Torrey. Format Book Published Geneve: Institut et Musee Voltaire, Description p.: facsims. ; 23 cm. Other contributors. Voltaire's Catalogue of His Library at Ferney edited for the first time by George R. Havens and Norman L. Torrey: George R. Havens, Norman L. Torrey: Books - at: Hardcover. For twenty years Voltaire lived chiefly away from Paris. In this, his most prolific period, he wrote such satirical tales as “Zadig” () and “Candide” (). His old age at Ferney, outside Geneva, was made bright by his adopted daughter, “Belle et Bonne,” and marked by his intercessions in behalf of victims of political by:

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