BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto (artist); VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet.

Candide, ou L'Optimisme.

£135

Candide, ou L’Optimisme.

Paris, Gibert Jeune, Librairie d’Amateurs, [1933].

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Candide, ou L'Optimisme.

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Brunelleschi’s illustrated edition of Voltaire’s most famous novel, a picaresque satire considered by many the author’s magnum opus.

Description

Limited edition, one of 2500 copies; 4to (c.260 x 200 mm.); colour plates, pictorial title, vignettes and decorations by Brunelleschi; publisher’s pictorial wrappers, minor splits at spine ends, otherwise very good.

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