Bourgeois Public Speaking Public Manners 1694 France T. Amaury rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[early Etiquette books, Manners, social conduct and public speaking].
Du Bon et du Mauvais Usage Dans Les Manieres de S'exprimer. Des Facons de Parler Bourgeoises. Eten pouy elles sont differentes de celles de la Cour. Suitte des Mots a la Mode.
Published 1694, Lyon by Thomas Amaury.
Period full speckled leather binding, spine compartments gilt stamped with acanthus and vegetation ornamentation set within intricate linear patterning.
Binding remains sound, tight and sturdy. Short splits at front joint ends, small chipping at head, front cover still strongly and firmly attached as issued. Top of front cover stained, blank end paper repaired, lovely age patina and overall appearance.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 3 3/4" W.