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The History of Charles XII King of Sweden; and Historical and Critical Remarks on the History of Charles XII King of Sweden by Mr. De Voltaire, Translated from the French

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The History of Charles XII King of Sweden; and Historical and Critical Remarks on the History of Charles XII King of Sweden by Mr. De Voltaire, Translated from the French

by Voltaire

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London: C Davis and A Lyon; T Warner, 1732. The fourth edition of The History of Charles XII (pp372) and the second edition of Historical and Critical Remarks (pp 96) both published in 1732 and bound together in one volume. Full leather, decorated panelled calf, raised bands, pretty gilt decoration to the spine. Near very good, worn to edges and corners, front cover nearly detached, Victorian ownership inscription to front end papers. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this item. 1732

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Title
The History of Charles XII King of Sweden; and Historical and Critical Remarks on the History of Charles XII King of Sweden by Mr. De Voltaire, Translated from the French
Author
Voltaire
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
C Davis and A Lyon; T Warner
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1732

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
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