Milan: de l'Imprimerie de Jacques Pirola, 1829. First edition of a rare ladies courtesy book and educational guide, detailing a program for the academic, social and religious education of young women. The author takes the young lady through 165 precepts from waking, mass and communion, and evening prayers to classes in language and arithmetic, behavior at meals and during visits, and the role of music, dancing, and recreation. Avant-Propos printed in Civilité type. Bookplate of the Biblioteca Caproni, Vizzola. Light circular stains on front cover, minor soiling. A very good copy. Original yellow stiff boards, title in manuscript on spine. Twelvemo. [x], 65,  pp. Item #15436
OCLC notes only one copy of the third edition (1837) at the Bibliothèque Nationale.