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Julie, ou la nouvelle Héloïse. Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes.

1774–83
Engraved by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Engraved by Pierre Duflos (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Engraved by Antoine Louis Romanet (French, 1742–1810), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), After Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Printer J. L. de Boubers (Belgian, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Brussels, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 907-909; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 51

Dimensions

Overall (each vol. [depths vary]): 26 x 21.5 x 5 cm (10 1/4 x 8 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2352a-l

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 62 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London [i.e., Brussels: J. L. de Boubers] 1774-1783) Quarto, twelve vols.; [v. 1] 213 leaves, 7 plates; [v. 2] 202 ll., 6 pls.; [v. 3] 189 ll., 4 pls.; [v. 4] 179 ll., 5 pls.; [v. 5] 246 ll., 2 pls.; [v. 6] 244 ll., 1 pl.; [v. 7] 260 ll., 1 pl.; [v. 8] 212 ll., 2 pls.; [v. 9] 275 ll., 14 pls., some folding; [v. 10] 212 ll., 2 pls.; [v. 11] 260 ll., 2 pls.; [v. 12] 354 ll., 4 pls.; modern half gilt-stamped red morocco, green marbled paper boards.

Decorative title vignettes; illustrations to Rousseau’s works; music samples


London [i.e., Brussels: J. L. de Boubers] 1774-1783

Provenance

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