La Colombiade, ou la foi portée au nouveau monde. Poëme.
Illustrated by Pierre Quentin Chedel (French, 1705–1762), Engraved by Jacques Nicolas Tardieu (French, 1716–1791), After Mademoiselle Loir (French, died in 1752), Author Madame Marie-Anne Du Boccage (French, 1710–1782), Publisher Desaint & Saillant (French, 18th century), Publisher Pierre-Louis Durand (French, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 328
Overall: 20.1 x 13.2 x 2.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 23 etchings and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Desaint & Saillant and Durand, 1756) Octavo; 97 leaves, plus 11 plates; modern half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.
Author portrait; literary illustrations; decorative vignette and tailpieces
Paris: Desaint & Saillant and Durand, 1756
Acquired in 1923 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent