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Books - Oeuvres de Voltaire, the Works of Voltaire

From the Collection of Supreme Court of Victoria Library 210 William Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
70 Volumes of leather bound books with gold embossing.
Size
14cm x 21cm
Object Registration
014
Historical information
Voltaire (1694-1778) is a famous and influential French philosospher. The library purchased the 70 volumes of his complete works in the middle of the 19th Century. This purchase was made by Redmond Barry from the London booksellers Guillaume.
Made By
De Liimprimerie de la societe litteraire Typographique (Publisher, Book maker)
Significance
This a rare set of volumes in Australia in excellent condition.
Inscriptions & Markings
Oeuvres de Voltaire, has Guillaume, the booksellers, bookplate.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM