A FRENCH LADY. Possible pseudonym of Marin J. George de la Voye.

LE BABILLARD. An amusing introduction to the French Language. By a French Lady.

Published: J. Harris and Son. London. 1823.

Date: 1823

FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (7 x 4.3 inches). ii, 48, 2pp publishers advert leaf. 12 full page engraved plates with two illustrations on each. Two pages with a few neat notes in black ink otherwise a very good copy in publishers green cloth with printed paper label to the front board. Previous owners neat name to the front free endpaper and a few pencil notes and a small vignette drawings to all blank endpapers. Overall a very good copy of this rare early Language instructional book. A search of the Copac listings shows just one copy, which is in the British Library and their catalogue attributes the authorship to Marin J. George de La Voye.


Offered by Paul Foster