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Creator:
St. Sernin, Mademoiselle.
Title(s):

Healthful sports for young ladies : illustrated by eleven elegant engravings from drawings by J. Dugourc, draughtsman to His Majesty, the King of France : accompanied by descriptions translated from the French of Mademoiselle St. Sernin and interspersed with original poetry and anecdotes.

Additional Title(s):

Jeux des jeunes demoiselles. English

Published/Created:
London : Printed for R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, 101, Strand. By W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court, [1822]
Physical Description:
iv, 72 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 14 x 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1201 .S35 1822
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on printed label: Healthful sports for young ladies, translated from the French of Mademoiselle St. Sernin by Dr. Combe, with original poetry and anecdotes. 11 plates--Price 10s 6d.
Additional verse by William Combe.
Date of publication from NSTC and from Ford.
NSTC, 2S2370
Ford, J. Ackermann, p. 229
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 295
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original green paper wrapper, with printed title label on upper wrapper. Except for the frontispiece, the plates are bound between preliminary paging and text; [6] of these are artists's proofs on mounted India paper.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher
Clowes, W. -- Printer
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1822.
Exercise for women.
Physical education for women.
Physical fitness for women.
Recreation.
Sports for women.
Women -- Conduct of life.
Women -- Education.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Contributors:
Combe, William, 1742-1823.
Dugourc, J. D. (Jean Démosthène), 1749-1825, ill.
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