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La théorie du bonheur, ou l'art de se rendre heureux...faisant suite au comte de Valmont

1807
Illustrated by Latteur (French, active about 1800), Engraved by Pierre François Tardieu (French, 1711–1771), Author Philippe Louis Gérard (French, 1737–1813), Publisher Bossange, Masson et Besson (French, active early 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 17.3 x 10.2 x 2.3 cm (6 13/16 x 4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1606

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1807) Duodecimo; vi, 488 pp., plus 1 plate; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece.


Paris: Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1807

Provenance

Acquired in 1926 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