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Histoire du chevalier des Grieux, et de Manon Lascaut

1753
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783), Author Abbé Prévost (French, 1697–1763), Publisher François Didot (French, 1689–1757)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 822

Dimensions

Overall: 15.7 x 9.8 x 2.3 cm (6 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1660a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: François Didot] 1753) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 160 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 128 ll., plus 4 pls.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped blue morocco (Capé).

Literary illustrations.


Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: François Didot] 1753

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 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