The Resource uvres de M. de Voltaire, Tome premier[-huitième], Théatre

uvres de M. de Voltaire, Tome premier[-huitième], Théatre

Label
uvres de M. de Voltaire, Tome premier[-huitième], Théatre
Title
uvres de M. de Voltaire
Title number
Tome premier[-huitième]
Title part
Théatre
Title variation
uvres de théatre M. de Voltaire
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Language
fre
Cataloging source
IXA
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1694-1778
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Voltaire
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1694-1778
  • 1735-1826
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  • Voltaire
  • Adams, John
  • John Adams Library (Boston Public Library)
Label
uvres de M. de Voltaire, Tome premier[-huitième], Théatre
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Half title: uvres de théatre de M. de Voltaire. Tome premier[-huitième]
  • Part of the 34 v. edition of Voltaire's works published in Paris by Panckoucke in 1772-1773, later expanded to 40 v. with the publication in six volumes of Questions sur l'Encyclopédie in 1777. Cf. Bengesco, G. Voltaire, v. IV, p. 91-94 and Bibliothèque nationale. Catalogue général, v. CCXIV, col. 168 and 184. BN and Bengesco have only the 1783 reissue of the Théatre; collation and contents of the 1773 edition vary from the 1783 reissue
  • Vol. 1: [4], ij, 466, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 464, [4] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 480 p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 4: [4], 492 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 5: [4], 516 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 6: [4], 538, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 7: [4], 408 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 8: [4], 424 p., [5] leaves of plates
  • Head-pieces; tail-pieces; vignettes
  • The 34 volume edition was published without volume numbers for the set as a whole; Bibliothèque nationale, in describing its copy, used the volume numbers of its binder
  • "Distribution des Ouvrages [sic] de M. de Voltaire, édition de Neufchatel": p. ij in v. 1, describes the 34 volumes of the edition
  • "Table générale du théatre de M. de Voltaire": v. 8, p. 421-424
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy inscribed with pen trials on verso of front end papers, v. 3.
  • John Adams Library copy incomplete: wanting vol. 2.
  • John Adams Library copy lacking plates.
Contents
Vol. 1. dipe. Mariamne. Brutus. La mort de César -- v. 2. Zaïre. Alzire. Mérope. Le fanatisme, ou Mahomet -- v. 3. Sémiramis. Oreste. Adélaide du Guesclin. Amélie, ou Le duc de Foix -- v. 4. Rome sauvée, ou Catilina. L'Orphelin de la Chine. Tancrède. Zulime. Olimpie -- v. 5. Octave & le jeune Pompée, ou Le Triumvirat. Les Scythes. Les Guèbres. Sophonisbe. Les Pélopides, ou Atrée & Thyeste -- v. 6. L'Indiscret. L'Enfant prodigue. Nanine, ou L'Homme sans préjugés. La prude, ou La gardeuse de cassette. Le dépositaire -- v. 7. La femme qui a raison. Le caffé, ou L'Écossaise. Socrate. Charlot, ou La comtesse de Givri. Le droit du seigneur -- v. 8. Pandore. Samson. La princesse de Navarre. Le temple de la gloire. Les loix de Minos. Vie de Molière
Extent
1 online resource (8 v.
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
uvres de M. de Voltaire, Tome premier[-huitième], Théatre
Link
Publication
Note
  • Half title: uvres de théatre de M. de Voltaire. Tome premier[-huitième]
  • Part of the 34 v. edition of Voltaire's works published in Paris by Panckoucke in 1772-1773, later expanded to 40 v. with the publication in six volumes of Questions sur l'Encyclopédie in 1777. Cf. Bengesco, G. Voltaire, v. IV, p. 91-94 and Bibliothèque nationale. Catalogue général, v. CCXIV, col. 168 and 184. BN and Bengesco have only the 1783 reissue of the Théatre; collation and contents of the 1773 edition vary from the 1783 reissue
  • Vol. 1: [4], ij, 466, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 464, [4] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 480 p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 4: [4], 492 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 5: [4], 516 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 6: [4], 538, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates; v. 7: [4], 408 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 8: [4], 424 p., [5] leaves of plates
  • Head-pieces; tail-pieces; vignettes
  • The 34 volume edition was published without volume numbers for the set as a whole; Bibliothèque nationale, in describing its copy, used the volume numbers of its binder
  • "Distribution des Ouvrages [sic] de M. de Voltaire, édition de Neufchatel": p. ij in v. 1, describes the 34 volumes of the edition
  • "Table générale du théatre de M. de Voltaire": v. 8, p. 421-424
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy inscribed with pen trials on verso of front end papers, v. 3.
  • John Adams Library copy incomplete: wanting vol. 2.
  • John Adams Library copy lacking plates.
Contents
Vol. 1. dipe. Mariamne. Brutus. La mort de César -- v. 2. Zaïre. Alzire. Mérope. Le fanatisme, ou Mahomet -- v. 3. Sémiramis. Oreste. Adélaide du Guesclin. Amélie, ou Le duc de Foix -- v. 4. Rome sauvée, ou Catilina. L'Orphelin de la Chine. Tancrède. Zulime. Olimpie -- v. 5. Octave & le jeune Pompée, ou Le Triumvirat. Les Scythes. Les Guèbres. Sophonisbe. Les Pélopides, ou Atrée & Thyeste -- v. 6. L'Indiscret. L'Enfant prodigue. Nanine, ou L'Homme sans préjugés. La prude, ou La gardeuse de cassette. Le dépositaire -- v. 7. La femme qui a raison. Le caffé, ou L'Écossaise. Socrate. Charlot, ou La comtesse de Givri. Le droit du seigneur -- v. 8. Pandore. Samson. La princesse de Navarre. Le temple de la gloire. Les loix de Minos. Vie de Molière
Extent
1 online resource (8 v.
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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