THE PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, FOR THE POCKET. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH EDITION. CORRECTED BY THE AUTHOR. Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire.

THE PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, FOR THE POCKET. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH EDITION. CORRECTED BY THE AUTHOR.

Catskill [NY]: Printed by T. & M. Croswel for selves and J. Fellows & E. Duyckinck, New York, 1796. [8], 336 pp. Disbound, textblock split. Title page engraving of Voltaire, by Peter R. Maverick. Good+.

An early Catskill imprint; printing began there in 1792. Evans located no earlier American edition of this work; NAIP records a 1795 New York printing, with only three locations. The Publisher's preliminary Advertisement notes "the great noise which the following work has made in foreign parts, on account of the author's freedom in regard to matters of religion."
Evans 31518. Item #35912

Price: $275.00