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1742
Claude Lamesle (French, active about 1737–1769)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Updike, Printing Types, v. 1, p. 270; Audin, p. 44

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 15.8 x 2.3 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.585

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with letterpress type specimens

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: [Claude Lamesle] 1742) Quarto; 91 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Specimens of printing types, ornaments, and musical scores


Paris: [Claude Lamesle] 1742

Provenance

William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, October 10, 1940.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund