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Cours

De

Lectures Graduees

Pour

Les Enfans

By M. L'Abbe Gaultier

1798-1799 - Londres - [Unknown]

5" by 3.5" ; (8) 448pp. (8) 426pp. (8) 358pp.

 
 


 

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A scarce early edition of the French educational guide from a pioneer of modern education, Gaultier.

Reading courses for children aged six, seven and eight.

Each volume gives examples of games and teaching methods.

Two volumes contain large fold out disgrams of verb and noun rules.  

Abb Aloius ouard Camille Gaultier was a French Roman Catholic priest and educational reformer. In 1792 he left France during the worst of the Revolution, passing via Holland to England where he set up a school for the children of other refugees.

He was a pioneer in getting children to learn through amusing them and was made a member of the commission for the reorganization of public instruction. He wrote a large number of books, such as Ggraphie de l'abb Gaultier, that became popular as instructional books in Nineteenth Century France.

His success in English was notable, and his method received the approval of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Containing volumes three, four and five of a six volume set.  

In French.

CONDITION

In a quarter calf binding. Externally, rubbed with loss to front board of volume five. Loss to head and tail of backstrips with joints tender but still reasonably firm, though rear board of volume three is detached. Chipping to board edges. Ink inscriptions to front free end-papers. Internally, binding tender in places with pages bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.


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