Recueil Dramatique; or Choix De Petites Pieces De Theatre De Berquin; Avec Une Liste Alphabetique Des Idiotismes Qui S'y Trouvent: a l'Usage Des Etadians De La Langue Francaise

Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1838. First Edition. Publisher's Binding. Scarce American publication, derived from Berquin's "L'Ami Enfans', constituting an instructional manual for young people, using French drama (especially Moliere) to elucidate moral and historical principle. 12mo, 330 pages, in original publisher's binding, pebbled cloth and gilt-ruled leather spine. Some loss at spine head, still firmly bound. Internal spotting here and there, but overall a solid, unsophisticated original binding. "From the publisher" pencilled on ffe. 20thC bookplate pastedown. OCLC lists only 3 copies. VG-. Item #010009

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