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The Resource Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire : containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes, translated by the rev. Philip Lefanu

Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire : containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes, translated by the rev. Philip Lefanu

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Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire : containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes
Title
Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire
Title remainder
containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes
Statement of responsibility
translated by the rev. Philip Lefanu
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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PKT
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire : containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes, translated by the rev. Philip Lefanu
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Publication
Note
Translation of: Lettres de quelques juifs portugais et allemands a M. de Voltaire
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy (with class. no. BM648): Contemporary sprinkled calf.
  • Spec. Coll. Edgeworth Library copy: Ownership signature on upper free endpaper: "Mary Sneyd". Inscribed on t.p.: "Maria Edgeworth -- from her obliged and affectionate friend Mary Sneyd, July 1817". Pencilled notes on upper free endpaper: "There is a pertness of manner and exuberance of language in this book. It is nevertheless well worth reading.--D.S.D[illegible]." "The pertness of manner seems correspondent with the manner of Voltaire's writing--D.F." (In ink, in an unknown hand:) "There is a pertness and good sense both in V. and his antagonist -- many of V.s objections are mere witticisms, many of L's answers are mere sophisms. Upon the whole Mr. L. has put V's objections into many hands that would never have dared to receive them upon any other terms". Sprinkled sheep. Location in pencil on upper pastedown: C-5. Purchase, John O'Dwyer, 1973.
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  • (OCoLC)06239933
  • ucoclc6239933
Label
Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur de Voltaire : containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament; with critical reflections and a short commentary extracted from a greater : in two volumes, translated by the rev. Philip Lefanu
Publication
Note
Translation of: Lettres de quelques juifs portugais et allemands a M. de Voltaire
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy (with class. no. BM648): Contemporary sprinkled calf.
  • Spec. Coll. Edgeworth Library copy: Ownership signature on upper free endpaper: "Mary Sneyd". Inscribed on t.p.: "Maria Edgeworth -- from her obliged and affectionate friend Mary Sneyd, July 1817". Pencilled notes on upper free endpaper: "There is a pertness of manner and exuberance of language in this book. It is nevertheless well worth reading.--D.S.D[illegible]." "The pertness of manner seems correspondent with the manner of Voltaire's writing--D.F." (In ink, in an unknown hand:) "There is a pertness and good sense both in V. and his antagonist -- many of V.s objections are mere witticisms, many of L's answers are mere sophisms. Upon the whole Mr. L. has put V's objections into many hands that would never have dared to receive them upon any other terms". Sprinkled sheep. Location in pencil on upper pastedown: C-5. Purchase, John O'Dwyer, 1973.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06239933
  • ucoclc6239933

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