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Les Jeunes Bienheureux.

Les Jeunes Bienheureux.

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Les Jeunes Bienheureux.

by M. L'Abbe C... [Carron, Guy-Toussaint-Julien (1760-1821)]

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First and only edition. Chez Louis Janet Libraire, successor de son pere. nd [c.1800]. 12mo. 212pp. Engraved title page, 12 engraved plates, with tissue guards. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary full red grained morocco, spine with gilt rules, lettering and embellishment. Boards with double gilt border rules, foliar and floral embellishment, edge tooling, inner foliar curlicues. All edges gilt, (gilding a little faded in places), green silk ribbon bookmark. Small area of surface loss to lower board (see photo). Corner tips lightly rubbed. Occasional light spotting, mainly to free endpapers. Text and plates crisp and bright.

Guy Toussaint Julien Carron (1760-1821) born in Rennes. Educator, writer and philanthropist who founded a number of social and educational institutions: schools, libraries and pharmacies while in exile in England. Deported to Jersey (1792-1796), on the Bourbon Restoration in 1814, Carron returned to France and became head of the Institut de Marie - Thérèse.

An interesting example of regional hagiography in Juvenile Literature.

Extremely rare: one copy held in Bibliotheque Municipale Lyon is the only copy recorded worldwide.


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Les Jeunes Bienheureux.
M. L'Abbe C... [Carron, Guy-Toussaint-Julien (1760-1821)]
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