Contes maternels. Scenes de l'Education. Children's books, Laure Bernard.

Contes maternels. Scenes de l'Education.

Paris: A la Librairie de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, chez P.-C. Lehuby, 1837. First edition of this collection of stories for young people, including "Frère et Soeur," about an English girl in the West Indies. Engraved frontispiece, engraved and printed titles, two other engraved plates. Binding extremities lightly rubbed, light offsetting to endpapers. A very good, attractive copy. Publisher's black roan with sides decoratively paneled in blind, gilt spine, marbled edges. Twelvemo. xii, 324 pp. Item #15642

Laure Bernard (b. 1799) was the author of two other children's books, Contes et conseils à la jeunesse (1833) and Théatre de marionettes (1837).

OCLC notes six copies, three in America.

Price: $250.00

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