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Histoire de Jenni, by Voltaire

Keywords:  Anti-Clerical Works, Atheism, Erotic works, Literature, Philosophie, Prose Fiction, Religion, Sceptical works, Short stories, Theology

Parisian category: Romans

Illegality:  Darnton’s Corpus (129 copies requested in 15 orders); Joseph II’s Index (Austrian Empire, 1788)

Acquired:  151 full copies

Sold and Given:  271 full copies

Returns:  7 full copies

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Full title: Histoire de Jenni, ou Le sage et l'athée, par Mr. Sherloc; trad. par Mr. de La Caille
Edition type (by origin): Other Swiss editions
Author(s): Voltaire
Language(s): French
Publication: London [Lausanne]: [François Grasset], 1776
Details: 1 volume, in-8°
LFB Catalogue 1787
STN Catalogue 1779
Notes: Attribution - sourced from François Grasset from 1776, catalogue information. N.B. The Histoire de Jenni allegedly exists in two virtually identical editions, one of 159 pp in 1775 and the other of 158 pp in 1776.