La Mythologie mise a la Portée de Tout le Monde
Ornée de cent Figures en couleurs, ou en noir, dessinees et gravees par d’habiles Artistes de Paris. Nouvelle Edition.
(Mythology Made Available to Everyone) – In French language. Please note that set is incomplete: volume 2, 7, 8 and 11.
By Aubin-Louis Millin de Grandmaison
Aubin-Louis Millin de Grandmaison was an antiquary and naturalist erudite in various domains, who followed Jean-Jacques Barthélemy as curator of the Cabinet des médailles et antiques of the former French royal library and took an interest in medieval art, which was just beginning to attract serious attention, as well as classical culture.
These volumes feature elementary easy-to-read lessons in mythology, indispensable to the education of young people, and useful to all types of readers.
Paris, Didot Jeune, Chez Deterville, 1779.
Pp.: 172; 164; 187; 169
Dimensions: 14 x 9 cm
Binding: Hardcover binding. Giltstamped. Minor signs of wear on the panels, rubbed edges, bumped corners.
Condition: Occasional stains can be found on the flyleaves and half-title pages. Otherwise, clean reading copy, in very good condition.