Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat
  • Erotica - Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat

Contes et Romans de Voltaire. Limited edition illustrated by Bécat

€300.00

BECAT, Paul-Emile., illustrator.Voltaire, author.

Contes et Romans.

Paris: Editions Arc-en-ciel, 1950-1951.

[BECAT, Paul-Emile, illustrator]. Voltaire, author. Contes et Romans. I. [Candide.] ; II. [Les Lettres d'Amabed ; l'Ingénu.] ; III. [Le Taureau blanc ; la Princesse de Babylone.] ; IV. [Zadig ; Micromégas.] ; V. [L'Homme aux quarante écus ; le Monde comme il va ; le Blanc et le noir ; Jeannot et Colin.]. [455/2200]. Illustrations de P. E. Bécat. Editions Arc-en-ciel, Paris. [Décembre 1950].

Limited first edition. Number 455 of an edition of 2200 numbered copies. 5 volumes in octavo (21.5 x 16 cm). Unbound gatherings in printed wraps, in a burgundy leatherette sleeve and original burgundy cardboard slipcases, as issued. I. 168pp., II. 235pp., III. 185pp., IV. 184pp., V. 181pp. 60 full-page coloured etchings by Paul-Emile Bécat. Self wear, Sleeves rubbed on joints and spine extremes, spine gilt oxidised, else very good. Wrappers and text blocks near fine, apart from a tiny amount of foxing on a few pages. Cardboard slipcases rubbed on edges, bumped and frayed, but still in very good condition.

The books contain the following stories:

Candide.
Les Lettres d'Amabed.
L'Ingénu.
Le Taureau blanc.
La Princesse de Babylone.
Zadig.
Micromégas.
L'Homme aux quarante écus.
Le Monde comme il va.
Le Blanc et le noir.
Jeannot et Colin.

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