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Le Temple de Gnide, revu corrigé et augmenté

1742
Attributed to Jacques de Sève (French, active 1742–1788), Author Charles-Louis de Secondat Montesquieu (French, 1689–1755), Publisher Huart (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 725

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 11.8 x 1.7 cm (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1492

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Huart, 1742]) Octavo; 50 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece, engraved title page, headpieces


“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Huart, 1742]

Provenance

Acquired in 1907 (for 98¢) 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