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[GENLIS, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de]. Lessons of a governess to her pupils: or, Journal of the Method adopted by Madame de Sillery-Brulart (formerly Countess de Genlis) in the Education of the Children of M. d'Orleans, First Prince of the Blood-Royal. Published by herself.

London. Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1792. First edition in English.
In three volumes. xxxvi, 364; xii, 333, [1]; [2], 308pp. Contemporary gilt- tooled mottled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
The first edition in English of novelist and children's author Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis' (1746-1830) Leçons d'une gouvernante à ses élèves... (1791); presenting a practical system of education developed whilst serving as governess to the children of the Duke and Duchess of Chartres, with particular focus on games as a scholastic tool.
ESTC T144081.
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref: 29066