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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.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, 1786.
Subjects: Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste, > Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste, / 1670-1741.
Voltaire, > Voltaire, / 1694-1778 > Voltaire, / 1694-1778 / Correspondence.
Voltaire, > Voltaire, / 1694-1778.
Authors, French > Authors, French / 18th century > Authors, French / 18th century / Correspondence.
Authors, French > Authors, French / 18th century > Authors, French / 18th century / Biography.
Note: Includes index.
"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.
Physical Description: viii, 424, [8] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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