BERQUIN, M.

Title Le Petit Grandisson. Traduction Libre Du Hollandois. Septième Édition Revue et Corrigée par Arleville Bridel.
Publisher London Boosey; Harvey & Darton; Dulau & Co.; G & W B Whittaker
Date 1823
Book ID 15319

Description

Original full mottled calf, gilt ruled spine, no lettering. Joints tender, corners bumped, one gathering a little loose, very occasional contemporary pencil annotations. Collectable; Good Seventh revised edition. Arnaud Berquin, 18th century French author and editor, was particularly well-known for his "Ami des enfants" and other instructional literature for children. The Petit Grandisson is written in the form of letters from Guillaume D. to his mother during his visit to England. Very neatly inscribed in ink by Miss Eliza Eleanor Farnell, 1826. Later in pencil by Thomas Pease, 1862, and Tom Paragreen, 1884.
Price: £8.00

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