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1794 Voltaire Zadig Book of Fate Philosophy Babylonian Metaphysics RARE
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1794 Voltaire Zadig Book of Fate Philosophy Babylonian Metaphysics RARE



“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

― Voltaire



Zadig, or The Book of Fate is a rare 18th-century philosophical novel by Voltaire. Originally written in French, this work tells the story of an ancient Babylonian philosopher who seeks to discover destiny through religious and metaphysical studies. This work was known to have influenced Edgar Allan Poe in his Murders in the Rue Morgue.



Item number: #19916

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VOLTAIRE



Zadig : or, the book of fate. An oriental history, translated from the French original of Mr. Voltaire.



London : Printed for C. Cooke, [ca. 1794]



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

[2], 84

Provenance: Handwritten – T. H. Jackson

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight and secure

Visible repair at rear inner hinge

Size: ~5.75in X 3.5in (14.5cm x 9cm)



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1794 Voltaire Zadig Book of Fate Philosophy Babylonian Metaphysics RARE



“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

― Voltaire



Zadig, or The Book of Fate is a rare 18th-century philosophical novel by Voltaire. Originally written in French, this work tells the story of an ancient Babylonian philosopher who seeks to discover destiny through religious and metaphysical studies. This work was known to have influenced Edgar Allan Poe in his Murders in the Rue Morgue.



Item number: #19916

Price: $499



VOLTAIRE



Zadig : or, the book of fate. An oriental history, translated from the French original of Mr. Voltaire.



London : Printed for C. Cooke, [ca. 1794]



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

[2], 84

Provenance: Handwritten – T. H. Jackson

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight and secure

Visible repair at rear inner hinge

Size: ~5.75in X 3.5in (14.5cm x 9cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!





6519



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