Paris: Pierre Auboin, 1687. 12mo, marbled boards, cream leather spine with fleur-de-lys gilt decoration, pp vi, 159, i. Rubbing to edges, small loss to top right corner of front free endpaper and title page, o/w very good condn.
Early and important treatise on the education of girls. "Although generally conservative, the treatise submitted innovative concepts on the education of females and criticised the coercive methods of his day" (Britannica). Following the first edition printed in Paris by Pierre Auboin 1687, printed in the year of publication, reduced in format. Text in French, Item #90168
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