Candide [Ltd Ed, Folio Society]


By Voltaire

Beautiful Folio Society Limited Edition, illustrated & signed by Quentin Blake

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  • Voltaire’s Candide, or Optimism
  • Limited edition [#746 of 1000] published by Folio Society [London, 2011]
  • Illustrated and signed by Quentin Blake
  • Both black and white, and colour illustrations in Blake’s distinctive and wonderfully scrappy style
  • French satire originally published 1759
  • Translated by Tobias Smollett; introduced by Julian Barnes
  • Goatskin leather with blocked gold title in Blake-style lettering
  • A magnificent copy in fine condition in the like slipcase