Catechism for the 20th Dauphin

Louis Le Bourgeois d’Heauville (d.1706).
Catechisme en vers, dedié à Monseigneur le Dauphin.
Paris: Frederic Léonard, 1669. (BRB0717)

Dedicated to Louis, le grand Dauphin, 20th Dauphin of France (1661–1711), this catechism in verse retains the popular question and answer format of the genre with the answers composed in rhyme. The engraved vignette on the titlepage (on display) includes the etched royal arms of the eight-year old Dauphin flanked by putti.

Catechism for the 20th Dauphin