86
86
Diderot, Denis.
JACQUES LE FATALISTE ET SON MAÎTRE. PARIS: CHEZ BUISSON, AN CINQUIÈME DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE [1796]
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86
Diderot, Denis.
JACQUES LE FATALISTE ET SON MAÎTRE. PARIS: CHEZ BUISSON, AN CINQUIÈME DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE [1796]
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1,0001,200
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Diderot, Denis.
JACQUES LE FATALISTE ET SON MAÎTRE. PARIS: CHEZ BUISSON, AN CINQUIÈME DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE [1796]
2 volumes, 8vo (184 x 119mm.), half-titles, with certificate of authenticity on verso of the first signed by Buisson, early nineteenth-century calf-backed boards, a few light spots and stains, small portion of fore-margin of D8 & L1 (volume 1) torn away without loss, rebacked in calf tooled to period style 
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Literature

Tchemerzine ii 965

Catalogue Note

first edition. Inspired by Sterne's Tristram Shandy, this late work by Diderot was described by Goethe as a 'feast worthy of Baal'.

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