by GENLIS, Stephanie Felicite Ducrest de Saint Aubin
1801. GENLIS, [Stephanie Felicite Ducrest de Saint Aubin] Madame de. LA BRUYERE THE LESS: or, Characters and manners of the children of the present age. Written for the use of children of twelve or thirteen years of age; with the exception of the ten last chapters, which apply to persons of more advanced years. Translated from the French of Madame de Genlis. Dublin: Printed by J. Stockdale; for P. Wogan, T. Jackson, J. Rice, C. Folingsby, and J. Stockdale, 1801. Second English language translation, within a year of the French edition. 12mo. xii,263 pp. Contemporary binding of grey paper covered boards, front board detached, flyleaf torn. ex-school copy, with a few contemporary paper labels. It is clean within, and should be rehinged. Mme de Genlis (1746-1830) was a prolific and very popular writer in her day, as well as a talented teacher. Her works were translated almost immediately into English. And one of her former pupils, Louis Philippe, became King of France.
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