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(Day, Thomas)

Sandford et Merton, imité de l’anglois, par Berquin.

Paris, Ant(oine) Aug(uste) Renouard 1803.

Reference: 13598
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Small 8vo. Engraved frontispiece, 284pp ; engraved frontispiece, 256pp. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, worn at outer corners with some loss of surface. Small stain at top outer corner of frontispiece and first twenty pages of vol.II, and a little light internal spotting.

A free translation of Thomas Day’s well-known English children’s book, Sandford and Merton, by the French author of children’s books Arnaud Berquin (1747-1791). It was first published in Berquin’s translation in 1786-7.