Le temple de Gnide, suivi d'Arsace et Isménie
Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Regnault (French, 1754–1829), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Etched by Jean Duplessi-Bertaux (French, 1747–1819), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Wilbrode-Magloire-Nicolas Courbe (French, active late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Charles-Louis de Secondat Montesquieu (French, 1689–1755), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 729
Overall: 15.8 x 10 x 2.2 cm (6 1/4 x 3 15/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: P. Didot I’aîné, 1796) 18mo; 81 leaves, plus 12 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.
Literary illustrations; author portrait.
Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1796
Georgiana Bedford (armorial bookplate); acquired from Brentano's, New York, in 1908 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent