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[Tissot de Patot, Simon]. - Voyages et avantures... - Lot 88 - Crait + Müller
[Tissot de Patot, Simon]. - Voyages et avantures de Jacques Massé. Bordeaux [La Haye?], Jacques l'Aveugle, 1710. 1 vol. in-12 bound in full marbled tan calf, spine ribbed and decorated - Corners slightly sagged - , 508 pp. Frontispiece portrait, title vignette engraved by Aveline after C. Eisen. First edition under a false address of this utopian novel inspired by Spinoza's rational and materialist philosophy. The author, a Frenchman born in London and exiled to Holland for religious reasons, announces Robinson Crusoe and imagines a kingdom where all inhabitants are equal and practice polygamy.
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