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Angola, histoire indienne; ouvrage sans vraisemblance. Nouvelle édition. Revue et corrigée.

1751
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Jacques Nicolas Tardieu (French, 1716–1791), Engraved by Louis Maisonneuve (French, born in 1719), Author Charles-Jacques-Louis-Auguste Rochette La Morlière (French, 1719–1785)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 593, first issue

Dimensions

Overall: 14.7 x 9 x 3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1629

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“Agra” [i.e., Paris]: 1751) Duodecimo in fours and eights, two vols. in one; [v. 1] 98 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 105 ll., plus 2 pls.; modern gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (Prouté).

Literary illustrations; decorative vignettes and headpieces


“Agra” [i.e., Paris]: 1751

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 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