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Voltaire, 1694–1778

The princess of Babylon / by M. de Voltaire ; with decorations by Thomas Lowinsky.

Additional Title(s):

Princesse de Babilone. English

London : The Nonesuch Press, MCMXXVII [1927]
Physical Description:
[8], 156, [2] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ2082.P7 E5 1927
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation of La princesse de Babylone.
"Of this edition 1500 copies have been printed for sale in England and American by the Westminster Press upon Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. The translation is that of the Glasgow edition of 1769. The decorations have been designed by Thomas Lowinsky."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 48
BEIN 1975 628: No. 974.
BEIN Hfd3 161: No. 1039.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 389 of 1500. Bound in cream quarter parchment with maroon, blue and tan marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Princesses -- Babylon (Extinct city) -- Fiction.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Wood engravings -- 1927.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Lowinsky, Thomas, illustrator.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Westminster Press, printer.

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