Requires Photography

Émile, ou de l'éducation

about 1783
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Charles François Adrien Macret (French, 1751–1789), Engraved by Marguerite (Hémery) Ponce (French, born in 1745), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Hubert-Martin Cazin (French, 1724–1795)

Place of Publication: Reims, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 911-912; Dufour 396


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17.2 x 11.1 x 2 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Reims: Cazin, about 1783]) Small octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 117 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 89 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 137 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 4] 104 ll., plus 1 pl.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf. [Included in set with 37.1676a-g and 37.1677a-d]

Literary illustrations.

“Londres” [i.e., Reims: Cazin, about 1783]


Joseph Scott [armorial bookplate]; acquired in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent