The children's friend / translated from the French of M. Berquin ; complete in four volumes ; ornamented with frontispieces.
|Main Author:||Berquin, M. 1747-1791.|
|Other Authors:||Williams, Lucas.|
London : Printed for J. Stockdale, Piccadilly : 1788.
New, corr. ed., with additions.
Children's literature, French.
Translation of the author's L'ami des enfants, first published in Paris, in bimonthly parts, 1782-1783.
The unsigned preface of the translator, Lucas Williams, is dated Dec. 22, 1786, cf. Osborne Coll. II, p. 861.
Engraved frontispieces dated July 25th, 1787.
Pagination: vol. 1: xii, 200 p.,  leaf of plates; v. 2: iv, 198,  p.,  leaf of plates; v. 3: iv, 218 p.,  leaf of plates; v. 4: iv, 244 p.,  leaf of plates.
Signatures: vol. 1: A⁶ B-I¹² K⁴; v. 2: [A]² B-I¹² K⁴; v. 3: [A]² B-K¹² L² (L2 blank); v. 4: [A]² B-L¹² M².
Publisher's ads  p. at end of vol. 2.
4 v. :
18 cm. (12mo)
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