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Du Moulin, Peter (1601-1684) Directions for the Education of a Young Prince.

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3117B
Lot:
55
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Du Moulin, Peter (1601-1684) Directions for the Education of a Young Prince. London: Printed for H. Brome at the Gunin St. Paul's Church-yard, 1673. First edition; 12mo, two U.S. copies in ESTC, ex libris Arnold Muirhead, with his bookplate, bound in full modern calf, retaining the original page size, with contemporary red edge coloring, some faint marginal dampstaining, 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.

DuMoulin's work on the education of a young prince to age seven includes chapters on shamefacedness, fear, curiosity, credulity, natural vicious inclinations in children, pride, willfulness, lying, intemperance, the qualities of a governess, and other topics.

A6, B-F12 (F12 final blank and present).
http://estc.bl.uk/R31384
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Keywords

Arnold Muirhead, Book design, Bookplate, ESTC, Ex Libris, London, United States

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