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Title: An essay on the advantage of a polite education joined with a learned one.
Description: London, Printed for the author; and sold by W. Russel, 1747. 8vo. XVI, 116 pp. Contemporary full red goatskin, elaborate gilt floral borders enclosing a large central lozange. Gilt decorated spine in 6 compartements with black morocco title label. All edges gilt. Some decoloration on the front board . An unusual treatise on the education of children by a dancing master from Lewes in Sussex. From pp 88 " A dissertation on the regulation of the Art of Dancing " . Extremely rare ! Lacking the first and last blanco, some browning throughout, but still good copy on thick paper.

Keywords: Education, dance, upper class education , the use of eighteenth century politeness, early dance, la danse , la danse ancienne,

Price: EUR 2500.00 = appr. US$ 2717.12 Seller: Antiquariaat Garcia
- Book number: 2797

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