La Henriade Travestie en vers Burlesques


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François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778) was best known by his pseudonym, Voltaire. A poet and philosopher of the Enlightenment, Voltaire wrote this epic poem in 1723 in honour of King Henry IV of France. The poem explores religious fanaticism and civil unrest that comes from cultural ideologies based in pre-enlightenment, Christian mythos.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Francois l'Honore
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1771
  • Place Published: Amsterdam
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    127p. 16.5 cm full leather binding with gilt and marbled endpapers. FRENCH language text. Ex-library with small label affixed to front endpapers. Staining and a warp to top of boards. Gilt on spine bright and clean. Some spotting and a few stained pages. Text unmarked.

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