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Candide, or Optimism. Translated from the German by Dr. Ralph. S. l., 1759. Small in-12, midnight blue morocco, triple gilt fillet framing the boards, spine gilt, edges gilt (Semet & Plumelle) English edition published the same year as the original, but "in the typographical respect [...], more neat and beautiful than the original edition". GOOD COPY. Bengesco, 1435; Wade, 3.

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