Candide, or Optimism. Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire.
Candide, or Optimism

Candide, or Optimism. Translated by Richard Aldington.

Headington, Oxford: The Inky Parrot Press, 1985. 4to. Limited edition. No. 50 of 360 copies signed by the illustrator. Patterned paper-covered boards in matching slipcase. Illustrated endpapers. Designed by Dennis Hall. Illustrated by Wilton Priestner. Spine slightly tanned, otherwise as new. Item #3354

Strange, disturbing line drawings decorate almost every page and complement the spiky wit of the story. Loosely inserted is a Christmas card from 1990 by Wilton Priestner for the Inky Parrot Press and sent by Dennis & Sylvia [Hall] to Allen [sic] & Joan [Tucker].

Price: £225.00

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