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ELEMENS DE PSYCOLOGIE [sic], ou Lecons elementaires sur l'ame, a l'usage des enfans .. Ouvrage traduit de… by  J.H. (Joachim-Heinrich Campe 1746-1818) Campe - Hardcover - 1785 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: J74900)

ELEMENS DE PSYCOLOGIE [sic], ou Lecons elementaires sur l'ame, a l'usage des enfans .. Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand, & ornee de 16 Figures. Dedie A Madame la Comtesse de Genlis, Gouvernante des Enfans de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc de Chartres.

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ELEMENS DE PSYCOLOGIE [sic], ou Lecons elementaires sur l'ame, a l'usage des enfans .. Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand, & ornee de 16 Figures. Dedie A Madame la Comtesse de Genlis, Gouvernante des Enfans de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc de Chartres.

by Campe, J.H. (Joachim-Heinrich Campe 1746-1818)

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Geneva: Barde, Manget & Compagnie et a Paris Buisson., 1785. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved plates (16 as per list) mainly showing children at lessons, at play, observing adults etc. . Duodecimo (16.5x10.5cm) later leather with gilt floral decorated spine and contrasting spine title label (tips bit rubbed) All edges spckled rouge, [24]pp prelims +228pp (inc. introduction & text conversations of a father and children). Text oages and plates clean & crisp throughout. *Second edition of this translation, first published Hamburg 1783 had only 3 plates with 4 illustrations to each, this edition added 4 more illustrations, printed each on a separate plate (verso blank) and with a plate list not in 1st edition. Plate 9 misnumbered XI. This is one of the earlier books by Campe, who wrote many children's titles mainly on history and travel. His Petit Robinson and travel books went through many editions but this is much less common, indeed quite scarce (Gumuchian 1046).

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Abbey Antiquarian Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
J74900
Title
ELEMENS DE PSYCOLOGIE [sic], ou Lecons elementaires sur l'ame, a l'usage des enfans .. Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand, & ornee de 16 Figures. Dedie A Madame la Comtesse de Genlis, Gouvernante des Enfans de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc de Chartres.
Author
Campe, J.H. (Joachim-Heinrich Campe 1746-1818)
Illustrator
Engraved plates (16 as per list) mainly showing children at lessons, at play, observing adults etc.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Barde, Manget & Compagnie et a Paris Buisson.
Place of Publication
Geneva
Date Published
1785
Keywords
children behaviour lessons

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