Useful primer or small table of arts and... - Lot 19 - Ader

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Useful primer or small table of arts and... - Lot 19 - 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 26 engraved figures. Third edition. -Apprenez à l'Enfant à devenir un Homme- Chez Le Prieur, Libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, N° 278, à côté de l'hôtel de Lyon. An X. - 1801. Small in-12 (14,3 x 9,7 cm). Engraved frontispiece and title, 72 pp. and (6) engraved plates : half calf blue with corners, marbled paper boards, smooth spine decorated (Binding of the period). Sought-after edition, also published the same year as the original. Primer decorated with a frontispiece, a title and six plates of four illustrations all finely engraved. Progressive alphabets, syllabary, words and sentences to be spelled precede the plates of four engravings each one representing trades. (Two for the letters J and V, no K, nor W, x and Z). For each trade a didactic text, sometimes scientific, filled with judicious advice and always completed by "Des arts et métiers", "De la monnaie d'or et d'argent" and Le Coucou paresseux, fable. Very well preserved with minimal rubbing to the binding.
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