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La nouvelle Héloïse, ou lettres de deux amans

1781
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Hubert-Martin Cazin (French, 1724–1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 906

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 12.4 x 8 x 2 cm (4 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1674a-g

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1781) 18mo, seven vols.; [v. 1] 106 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 108 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 130 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 4] 102 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 5] 140 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 6] 126 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 7] 134 ll., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece; literary illustrations.


“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1781

Provenance

Acquired in 1913 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