DESCRIPTION DES JEUX DE L’ENFANCE les plus propres a dėvelopper ses facultės physiques, pour servir D’Abécédaire Gymnastique. Ornée de 26 gravures.
Lyon: M.me V.e Buynand née Bruyset, 1813. , 5-72pp. Illustrated with six full-page plates, extra to paging; 4 of which bear 6 individual images per page of sports and games. Later quarter morocco gilt over marbled boards. First edition. Occasional browning; else an excellent copy. This primer for school children begins with three pages of handwriting exercises, followed by nine relating to grammar, and a further two on punctuation. Twenty six sports, games and exercises are then discussed in detail and with reference to the engravings. The work ends with five pages of arithmetic, and two of proverbs.