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Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3245T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2019 12:00PM


Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, contents generally good, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, 7 3/4 x 5 in.

Voltaire's Letters Concerning the English Nation contains many sentiments in praise of Sir Isaac Newton, including a retelling of Newton's inspirational observations on gravity born from the falling of fruit from trees.
Ex libris Dr. Adrian Pollock
Estimate $500-700


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Adrian Pollock, Age of Enlightenment, Articles, Correspondents, Early life of Isaac Newton, Fellows of the Royal Society, Isaac Newton, Later life of Isaac Newton, Letters on the English, Philosophy, Vegetarians, Voltaire, Writers, London, Lyon