Thursday, 20 December 2007

Speaking of Voltaire...

The Complete Works of Voltaire
France, early 19th century.
Eighty leather bound volumes representing the complete works of Voltaire. Price, $4,500.

This is the perfect gift for that enlightened, erudite someone who has everything.
From San Francisco's Lebreton-Laurence.

Now playing: R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
via FoxyTunes


Cote de Texas said...

I was just helping my daughter study the enlightment movement and Voltaire tonight. Love the soundtract. beautiful set of books. be nice to afford them!!

HOBAC said...

Hi CdT - you just know all those who can afford them, would just not get it!

franki durbin said...

darling, are you fishing for a Christmas gift? I have to admit, this would look quite fetching on your bookshelf!!

HOBAC said...

franki durbin - Ha! If I was fishing I'd need dynamite!