Illustrated by Salomon Gessner (Swiss, 1730–1788)
Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland
Lanckoronska and Oehler II, p. 220; Rümann 324; Leeman-van Eck, Gessner, 502
Overall: 15.4 x 10.4 x 1.3 cm (6 1/16 x 4 1/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with six etchings and two woodcut vignettes
Not On View
(Zurich: Gessner, 1754) Octavo; 67 leaves; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown calf, brown marbled paper boards
Frontispiece and decorative vignettes of pastoral subjects
Zurich: Gessner, 1754
Ownership inscriptions dated 1891 on front flyleaf; purchased from Hellmut Domizlaff, Munich, in 1936 by Philip Hofer, Cambridge (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, May 8, 1941.
Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.