Lot 144 of 222:
Classic treatise on the education of women  

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Title:
De l'education des filles
Author:
Fénélon, François de Salignac de La Mothe
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
chez Ant. Aug. Renouard
Date:
1807
Description:

18mo. [8], 204 pp., plus two publisher’s lists at end, [4] pp. and 6 pp.  Printer’s woodcut device on title. Contemporary mottled calf, covers with gold-tooled border, smooth spine gold-tooled, green calf gilt lettering piece.

 
Classic treatise on the education of women, a finely printed edition by the bibliographer and collector Antoine Augustin Renouard. Another issue identifies the printer Pierre Didot on the verso of the half-title, blank in this copy. Copies described in OCLC contain an engraved portrait; this copy was bound without it and may have been so issued. In the first publisher’s list Renouard devotes two and a half pages to a sarcastic refutation of an ignorant grammarian (unidentified) who proposed erroneous corrections to Renouard’s 1802 edition of Bossuet, Oraisons funèbres.
 
Donated by Musinsky Rare Books, Inc., New York, NY.
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Condition:
Joints and spine rubbed.
 
Item number:
244153
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