Angola, histoire indienne; ouvrage sans vraisemblance. Nouvelle édition. Revue et corrigée.
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
Cohen-de Ricci 593, first issue
Overall: 14.7 x 9 x 3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings
Not On View
(“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
Acquired in 1905 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent