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PERRIN, Jean. Fables amusantes: avec Une Table Generale & Particuliere des mots, & de leur Signification en Anglois, Selon l'Ordre des Fables, Pour en rendre la Traduction plus facile a l'Ecolier.

A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez B. Law...T. Cadell...P. Elmsly, 1781. Troisieme edition [i.e. third edition].
12mo. xvi, 220pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and two terminal publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary sheep. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss to boards, loss to head and foot of spine. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, several gatherings protruding slightly from text-block.
An early edition of tutor and educational author Jean Perrin's (f. 1767-1798) remarkably popular French primer, a standard work in Anglo-American schoolrooms well into the nineteenth-century, following its first printing in 1771.

All early editions are are, with this third being no exception; ESTC records copies at two locations in the British Isles (BL and Oxford), and one further worldwide (BSB).
ESTC T66810.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 17453