Select Stories for the Instruction and Entertainment of Children, From the French of M. Berquin. Embellished with Four Copper-Plates. The Second Edition.

  • Berquin, Arnaud
  • London: Printed for J. Stockdale [et al] 1791
  • ESTC N36289.


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12mo, pp. xii, 300 + frontispiece and 3 plates. Contemporary sheep, spine divided by gilt rules. One opening marked, else a touch of spotting. Joints cracked but cords holding, somewhat rubbed, areas of insect damage to both boards. Armorial bookplate of James Beveridge to pastedown, ownership inscription of Elizabeth Beveridge Duncan to flyleaf.


The second edition of this collection of Arnaud Berquin's children's stories and plays, following the first of 1787. ESTC records just 3 copies: at the BL, the V&A and Miami.

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