Essai sur la nomenclature et la classification des principales branches d'art-et-science; ouvrage extrait du Chrestomathia de Jérémie Bentham.Paris: Bossange frères, 1823 Stock Code: 101692
First edition in French, translated by George Bentham, of extracts from part two of Jeremy Bentham's Chrestomathia, his plan for higher education amongst the middling and higher ranks of life, complete with the very rare large folding plate "Vue synoptique" printed on thick paper.
Octavo (214 x 130 mm). Later pebble grained morocco and marbled boards, spine lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges uncut.
3 folding plates on 2 leaves, folding table "Système figuré des connaissances humaines" and large folding plate "Vue synoptique du champ d'art-et-science".
Presentation inscription "offert par l'auteur" to half title. Ownership initials E. Z. in gilt at foot of spine. Short tears to Vue synoptique on folds. An excellent copy.
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