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Les a propos de société, ou chansons de M. L****

1776
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Pierre Laujon (French, 1727–1811)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 604

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 19.7 x 13.3 x 2.2 cm (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1466a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etched and engraved titles and six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris] 1776) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 155 leaves, plus title and one plate; [v. 2] 158 ll., plus title and one plate; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco (F. Bedford).

Decorative titles; literary illustrations; musical scores.


[Paris] 1776

Provenance

Robert Hoe (1839-1909); acquired in 1925 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