Paris: M. Lambert & F.J. Baudouin, 1782. 12mo., 1 + 519 - 491 -536 + (1p. dedication, 1p. Privilege du Roi). First edition. Contemporary tan calf, flat spine with gilt title on brown leather, number and decorative floral design. Gilt fillets at edge of covers. An important work. Written as a series of 65 letters detailing the author's theory of education. Woodcut tail-pieces follow almost all letters. Engraved bookplates on front pastedowns, light crack at fold of one volume, inked signature at top edge of volume one. A very near fine set. Gumuchian 2696, Osborne 709. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Adele et Theodore ou lettres sur l'Education...
Publisher: M. Lambert & F.J. Baudouin
Publication Date: 1872
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description A Paris / Neuchatel, 1882. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Paris, 1882-1885. Three volumes. A mixed set, with the first volume from the first printing, A Paris (1882), and the second and third volumes from the 1885 Neuchatel printing. 12mo, 396, 344 + 368 pp. First volume bound in tan paper boards, second and third volumes in 1/4 leather over speckled paper, spine in six compartments. All three volumes 12mo and uniformly sized. A nice set, with very good contents, light shelfwear to boards and a bookplate on the front pastedown of volume one, some fraying to paper at spine on volume one as well. An important set, scarce in all early editions. Seller Inventory # SET0405