Le Temple de Gnide, nouvelle édition
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 726-27; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 32
Overall: 23.8 x 16.5 x 2 cm (9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book, entirely engraved (frontispiece, title, nine plates, and text)
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(Paris: le Mire, 1772) Quarto; 58 leaves, plus frontispiece and 9 plates [text printed both sides]; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).
Pastoral illustrations, allegorical frontispiece with portrait, text entirely engraved.
Paris: le Mire, 1772
Acquired in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent