Title: Wie Gertrud ihre kinder lehrt. Ein Versuch, ...
Publisher: Philipp Reclam n.y., Leipzig
24mo. Pebble-grained blind-ruled brown cloth with gilt lettering. 200pp, 13pp, (3pp ads). Decorative endpapers. Near fine. A wonderfully tight and almost pristine later printing, entirely in German, of this landmark 1801 pedagogical text written in the form of letters from the author to the publisher. Pestalozzi (1746-1827) was a Swiss educator whose works on teaching methods and literacy proved enormously successful and influential. Undated, but circa 1900 and with small ownership signature on inner flyleaf dated 1907.Title translation: "How Gertrude Teaches Her Children: An Attempt to Give Mother's Instruction to Teach Their Children Themselves." An outstanding copy with pristine giltstamping. Bookseller Inventory # 40043
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