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Betskoy, Ivan Iv. Establishment of the Imperial Foundling House and the Hospital for poor women in childbirth in the capital city of Moscow [WITH] Brief instructions […] on the upbringing and education of children from the birth till the youth. Imperatorsk. Akad. Nauk, Skt. Peterburg, 1767-1768 and 1766. 7.500,00 EUR
One of the most interesting social projects of the Russian enlightenment, with engraved plans including, for the first time, the celebrated bird-eye view of the institution; bound together with a curious guide to the upbringing of children by the same author. Both complete, bound in contemporary calf. Complete description kindly provided on request.
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