English Language Instruction c.1804 Paris rare leather book Revolutionary eraBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The English Instructor; or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose.
Paris, Ninth Year (of French Revolutionary Calendar), c.1804, Vergani.
Period full leather, mottle boards outlined in gilt rule, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments with title label and star devices in compartments, marbled endpapers.
Excellent assortment of anecdotes and instructional moral tales, many of a timeless and universal nature still readable with delight today.
Leather remains supple, binding sturdy, tight, sound and well preserved. Beautiful age patina, clean internally, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 6 3/4" H X 4" W.