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Denis Diderot, Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet-Laumont et al. Opuscules philosophiques et litteraires, la plupart posthumes ou inedites. Paris, Chevet, 1796. 7 sheets, 270 pages, 1 sheet 8°. Spotted calfskin binding with gold-tooled RTitel ("Reflect sur le Bonheur"), gilding and gold border (slightly rubbed, spine minimally worm-eaten). Cioranescu 61175, Adams, Diderot SC1. - First edition of a collection of unpublished or posthumous works: Marquise du Chastelet, Réflexions sur le Bonheur, Thomas, Anecdote sur le Roi de Prusse, Diderot, Entretien d'un Philosophe avec la Maréchale de ***, M. Necker, Du Bonheur des Sots, (Anonymous), Le Bon homme, Conte moral ou Histoire scandaleuse, Dumarsais, Le vrai Philosophe, Abbé Galliani, Les Femmes, Dialogue and here for the first time printed Diderot, Supplément au Voyage de Bougainville. - Location with p. 1-8 double bound, title page of "Le Bonheur" prebound. In places minimally foxed. Inside mirror with coat-of-arms ex libris of Count Frédéric de Pourtales. - Very well preserved, decorative copy. First edition of a collection of unpublished or posthumous works. With the first publication of one of Diderot's most famous tracts: "Supplement au voyage de Bougainville". - Marbled calfskin with gilt title, gold tooling to the spine and gilt borders (somewhat rubbed, spine minimally wormed). - P. 1-8 twice bound in, title page to "Le Bonheur" bound before the collection's title page. Slightly stained in some places. Pasted down endpaper with ex libris with coat of arms of Count Frédéric de Pourtales. - Very good preserved, decorative copy. *

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