EXCEPT where otherwise stated, references to the works of Voltaire are to the edition by L. Moland ( Paris, Garnier, 1877- 85), 52 vols.). In such references, volume and page number alone will be given (e.g. xvi. 177).
References to the edition of Voltaire's Correspondence by Th. Besterman ( Geneva, 1953- ) will have the same form except that they will be preceded by the abbreviation: Best.
When works are referred to in the footnotes by their short titles, fuller information will be found in the bibliography.