Candide, or, The optimist by Voltaire

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Statementby F.A.M. de Voltaire ; translated into Englishwith an introduction by the late Henry Morley ; and nine full-page pencil-drawings, forty line-drawings and decorative title-page by Alan Odle.
ContributionsOdle, Alan.
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