Candide Or Optimism Limited Edition

By: Voltaire [translated by Smollett. ]

Price: $394.80

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Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 205 pages; Full leather binding in leather slipcase with gilt lettering. In original shrinkwrap. Unopened. 18 full page colour plates. Full deep maroon Nigerian goatskin with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Limited to 1000 of 1025 published. Signed by the illlustrator on limitation page in blue ink. Slipcase. " Candide, who is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. [8] The work describes the abrupt cessation of this lifestyle, followed by Candide's slow and painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world." Wikipedia 9 x 10.75", weight 6lbs. ; Signed by Illustrator

Title: Candide Or Optimism Limited Edition

Author Name: Voltaire [translated by Smollett. ]

Illustrator: Illustrated by Quenton Blake

Categories: Classics,

Publisher: London, Folio Society,: 2011

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 39241