ALPHABET FRANCAIS CONTENANT DES LECONS POUR APPRENDRE A LIRE DES PRINCIPES D'ORTHOGRAPHIE ET D'ARITHMETIQUE ET UN ABREGE DE L'HISTOIRE DE FRANCE. ORNE DE GRAVURES ET DES PORTRAITS DES ROIS DE FRANCE.

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Paris: A la Librairie d'Education, de Alexis Eymery, 1824. 96 pages of text. Hand-colored frontispiece and title page, plus six colored engraved plates. Twelvemo (6 x 3 3/4 inches); pink wrwappers; a small hole in the front wrapper, a section missing from the top margin of the frontispiece (part of the word "Frontispice" is missing), and some minor page curl to the front few leaves. Otherwise a bright copy. (Item ID: 2130)


An uncommon and charming educational book. Starting with a large alphabet, this reading manual contains grammar lessons, spelling rules and a long history of France. The six engraved plates, colored with a blue wash contain 36 (six per page) circular portraits of the Kings of France from Pharamon to Louis XVIII. Not in OCLC or auction records.



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