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[Polier de Saint-Germain, Antoine de]. - Du Gouvernement des Moeurs.

A Lausanne : chez Jules Henri Pott & Comp., 1784. Orig. paper covered boards. vi,337 (1) pp. French text. Some wear to the front cover. Paper ticket on spine. Clean copy with broad margins. Mailorder only - Alleen verzending mogelijk. Book condition : very good. - Edition originale de cette étude sociologique et morale sur la société du XVIIIe siècle. Publiciste suisse, Polier (1705-1797) préconise l'instruction gratuite pour les enfants des familles pauvres ; le métier d'instituteur est trop peu considéré. Il condamne le luxe qui est à l'origine de la corruption du peuple. Sociological treatise on society in the 18th century by Polier, who was mayor of Lausanne. He rejects luxury, since its corrupting the people. He also tresses the need and importance of free education for children from poor families. INED 3617; Conlon 84:1656; not in Kress, Goldsmith's or Einaudi.
EUR 125.00 [Appr.: US$ 137.6 | £UK 111.25 | JP¥ 17700] Book number #287621

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