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L'Année des dames nationales; ou histoire, jour-par-jour, d'une femme de France

1791–94
Attributed to Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Attributed to Nicolas Ransonnette (French, 1745–1810), Author Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne (French, 1734–1806), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 884

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17 x 10.6 x 3.7 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1664a-f

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Geneva and Paris: 1792-1794) 12mo, twelve parts in six vols.; [v. 1] 300 leaves, plus 5 plates; [v. 2] 350 ll., plus 6 pls.; [v. 3] 310 ll., plus 6 pls.; [v. 4] 321 ll., plus 3 [of 4, lacking frontispiece to August] pls.; [v. 5] 320 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 6] 312 ll., plus 5 pls.; modern gilt-stamped half brown calf, brown marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.


Geneva and Paris: 1791-1794

Provenance

Acquired in 1914 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