London: Printed for J.J. Stockdale, No. 41, Pall-Mall, 1807. Hardcover. Bound in fine diced leather, one of the best known histories by the famed French philosopher and author. A cautionary history of the career of the Swedish king, written to for "the benefit princes might derive ... should this book ever fall into their hands" (p29).
Translated from the French by John Joseph Stockdale by M. de Voltaire ; to which are prefixed anecdotes of Peter the Great ... ; translated from the French by John Joseph Stockdale ...
8vo, frontispiece portrait, iv, 483pp. Top of spine slightly chipped. Owner signature laid down at top corner title page, Orlton Cooper, otherwise bright and clean. OCLC: 1008272773. Very good condition. Item #24268