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Jacob VERNES Confidence Philosophique


Confidence Philosophique

Du villard fils et Nouffer, Genève 1779, (12,5x19cm), 1f-[4]-212-1f, 1f-[2]-230-2f,., deux volumes reliés.

Third edition, published seven years after the original (1772). Bindings blond half calf corners, smooth back adorned with triple gilt parts of title and volume number of red and blue morocco, red edges, old bindings. Bookplate and library stamp marking the successive sources. In the form of a novel, Jacob Vernes, Protestant pastor and theologian of Geneva, blames Voltaire and principles of the school encyclopedic, his verve pamphleteer assured the success of this breviary of anti-materialism was widely translated and distributed in Europe. One of the books 'most caustic compounds that have been in Switzerland and a Swiss' (Rossel). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!


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