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Oeuvres complètes, by Helvétius, Claude-Adrien

Keywords:  Atheism, Atheist work, Collected works, Literature, Materialism, Metaphysics, Miscellaneous essays, Moral Philosophy, Oeuvres, Philosophie, Philosophy, Political institutions, Political theory, Politics, Religion, Sceptical works, Theology

Parisian category: Philosophes modernes

Illegality:  Darnton’s Corpus (110 copies requested in 24 orders); Poinçot’s Inventory of the Bastille (France, 1789)

Acquired:  322 full copies

Sold and Given:  315 full copies

Returns:  4 full copies

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Full title: Oeuvres
Edition type (by origin): Place of publication unknown
Author(s): Helvétius, Claude-Adrien
Secondary author(s): Holbach, Paul Henri Dietrich [d']
Language(s): French
Publication: n.pl. [?]
Details: 4 volumes, in-8°
LFB Catalogue 1787
STN Note Séparée 1781
Notes: Attribution - edition(s) not identified - BPUN, Ms1231, 'Note Séparée' 1781 gives (Londres, 1776, 4 vols in-8°) Fauche-Borel Catalogue (1787) gives (Hollande, 1779, 4 vols in-12°). The (Londres, 1776) edition comprised De l'Esprit, De l'Homme, Système de la nature (by d'Holbach) and Oeuvres mêlées (son Eloge, le Bonheur, Poëme, le vrai sens du Système; Progrès de la Raison; Lettre à M. Dupré de Lille).
Full title: Oeuvres complètes
Edition type (by origin): Other Swiss editions
Author(s): Helvétius, Claude-Adrien
Language(s): French
Publication: London [Geneva]: [Nouffer et Bassompierre], 1777
Details: 5 volumes, in-12°
STN Catalogue 1779
Notes: Attribution - STN sourced the 5 volume Oeuvres de Helvétius from Nouffer and Bassompiere and later from Didier & Cie. The details given are for the Nouffer 1777 edition. The copies sourced from Didier from 1780 were either this same edition with a new frontispiece sporting Didier's name or a reprinting of the Nouffer edition.