La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene. Childrens Manners - Mores - Humor - France.
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene
La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene

La Civilite Puerile et Honnete Expliquee Par L'Oncle Eugene

Paris, France: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1902. F. 47 pages + (1) page publisher's catalog at back; illustrations in color by M. Boutet De Monvel throughout; French language text; contents including: Proprete est Politesse; Les Devoirs de Convenance a la Maison; La Bonne Tenue a Table; La Civilite en Promenade et en Visite; La Courtoisie entre Enfants; the amusing illustrations provide a glimpse of children at their worst: a boy kicking over a table & contents terrifying his companions; a little girl carelessly drops a serving tray and destroys the family's china while they look on, horrified; two little girls fighting over possession of a doll yank it apart tearing the legs off; a little boy smashes his playing companion's face into the sand while a group of other children watch, gleefully; a troop of children troop out of the kitchen licking plates with their tongues, unbeknownst to supervision; a little boy blows his nose in a handkerchief which is still in the back pocket of a gentleman walking ahead of him; and other charmingly gross antics of the young; not dated, circa 1902; oblong format, approx. 9" " x 10 3/4" size; original polished gold paper over boards, color cover illustration; cloth spine; some spine & edge, tips wear-through and rubbing to the binding, soiling & dustiness; front inner hinge paper splitting, endpaper detached; contents clean and in good condition. Item #24315

Price: $65.00