Historical and critical memoirs of the life and writings of M. de Voltaire : interspersed with numerous anecdotes, poetical pieces, epigrams and bon mots, little known, and never before published in English, relative to the literati of France : particularly the life of the celebrated J.B. Rousseau, as writen by Voltaire; and the history of the famous libellous couplets / from the French of Dom Chaudon.
|Related Names:||Voltaire 1694-1778., Chastenet de Puységur, A.-M.-J. 1751-1825., Servières baron de. , Chaudon, L. M. 1737-1817.|
London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, 1786.
Voltaire, > 1694-1778 > Correspondence.
Voltaire, > 1694-1778.
Authors, French > 18th century > Correspondence.
Authors, French > 18th century > Biography.
"An abstract, historical and critical, of the theatrical works of M. de Voltaire": p. [1-7] at end.
Signatures: A⁴ B-2E⁸.
Contains 25 letters or extracts from letters by Voltaire. For an enumeration, cf. Bengesco, G. Voltaire, III, no. 1962.
Translation of: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de M. de Voltaire, variously attributed to L.M. Chaudon, baron de Servières and A.-M.-J Chastenet de Puységur.
*KGV copy: Martin J. Gross Collection; contemporary inscription, dated March 28th, '93.
viii, 424,  p. ;
21 cm. (8vo)
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