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3 edition of Voltaire"s notebooks found in the catalog.

Voltaire"s notebooks

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Published by Institut et musée Voltaire in Genève .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited, in large part for the first time, by Theodore Besterman
SeriesPublications de l"Institut et musée Voltaire -- Série Voltaire, 1-2, Publications de l"Institut et musée Voltaire -- 1-2
ContributionsBesterman, Theodore, 1904-1976
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2073 .B4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (ix, 506 p.)
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16742911M
LC Control Number53004308

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