Useful primer or small table of arts and... - Lot 18 - Ader

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Useful primer or small table of arts and... - Lot 18 - Ader
Useful primer or small table of arts and crafts. A work where children can, while learning to read, draw some ideas of the Society. Decorated with 24 engraved figures. -Learn to the Child to become a Man- At Gerard Fleischer. At Leipsic. 1801. In-12 (15,7 x 10 cm). 88 pp., (6) engraved and colored plates : taupe half-calc, marbled paper boards (later 19th century binding). Uncommon edition, colored, of the same year as the original. Published during the Consulate, and intended for the children of emigrants, by Gerhard Fleischer (1769-1849) in Leipzig. [Bonaparte will grant amnesty in 1802]. The six finely engraved plates are here colored and include four illustrations each, one for each initial and trade. Two for the letters J [Gardener and Goblet player], V [Vendangeur and Vinaigrier], no K, nor W, x and Z). At the end of the book: "Des arts et métiers", "De la monnaie d'or et d'argent" and Le Coucou paresseux, fable. Rare in period colors. Well preserved, slightly rubbed edges and corners. Provenance: Ex-libris Marcel Dunan (1885-1978), historian specialized in the periods of the Revolution and the Empire.
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