Candide ou L'Optimisme et autres contes

By: "Voltair (Pierre Malandain, Preface)"

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On August 1, 1925, Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer began their legendary publishing partnership by purchasing the Modern Library from Boni & Liveright. Two years later, they decided to publish a few books on the side, "at random." The first book released under the Random House imprint was Voltaire's Candide, every page wittily illustrated by Rockwell Kent. For years, rare-book collectors have treasured the 1,470 copies of the original edition. Now, the Modern Library releases a facsimile of the first Random House edition, a masterpiece of both literature and bookmaking. The Modern Library edition reproduces many elements of the original, including case stamping and the unique Kent-designed two-color endpapers.

Title: Candide ou L'Optimisme et autres contes

Author Name: "Voltair (Pierre Malandain, Preface)"

Categories: french, literature,

Publisher: France, c1989

ISBN Number: 2266082663

ISBN Number 13: 9782266082662

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: VERY GOOD+

lb: 1.50 lb

Seller ID: 10P028

Description: "Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. 2 folded page corners. Includes: Les Cles de L'Oeuvre: I - Au fil du texte and II Dossier Historique et Litteraire; + Bibliographie Pratique. 303 pages. Text in French."

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