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Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux

1818
Illustrated by Alexandre Joseph Desenne (French, 1785–1827), Engraved by Jean Marie Leroux (French, 1788–1870), Engraved by François Pigeot (French, early 19th century), Author Abbé Prévost (French, 1697–1763), Publisher Ménard et Desenne, fils (French, early 19th century), Printer Chaignieau [firm] (French, late 18th–early 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 13.9 x 8.9 x 2.6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1662

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Chaignieau jeune, for Ménard et Desenne, fils, 1818) 18mo; [2 ff.] viii, 296 pp., plus 4 plates; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Chaignieau jeune, for Ménard et Desenne, fils, 1818

Provenance

Acquired in 1908 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