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Voltaire's The Age of Louis XIV. Everyman's Library (Harold Wilson's copy)

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Voltaire's The Age of Louis XIV. Everyman's Library (Harold Wilson's copy)

by Voltaire, [translated by] Martyn P Pollack

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  • hardcover
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London: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. In very good condition in red cloth, spine darkened, minor signs of handling, the edition is undated. Neat ownership inscription to ffep of J Harold Wilson, March 1934. This book comes from the private collection of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his wife Mary who died recently at the age of 102. During his lifetime Harold Wilson kept the book in the Ashley Gardens mansion flat in Westminster that the couple shared until his death in 1995. After she lost her husband Mary Wilson continued to live in the couple's flat, surrounded by a lifetime's accumulation of books and memories until 2016. Very Good 1934

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
4678
Title
Voltaire's The Age of Louis XIV. Everyman's Library (Harold Wilson's copy)
Author
Voltaire, [translated by] Martyn P Pollack
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J M Dent & Sons Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1934

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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