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Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité. “Hagar in the Desert: Translated from the French for the Use of Children.” 1790.

Books, Conservation

$400

Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité. Hagar in the Desert: Translated from the French for the Use of Children. Newburyport, Mass.: John Mycall, 1790.

This bible story for children shows heavy wear and several major tears have been mended with sewing thread. It needs careful paper repair and reinforcing of the original Dutch flower paper covers. We would like to document the original condition and retain as much as possible of the contemporary repairs, while making the book safer to handle.