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Les Après soupés de la société, petit théatre liryque [sic] et moral

Illustrated by Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Martinet (French, 18th–19th century), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Louis S. Berthet (French, active from 1775–1806), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Edmé Billardon Sauvigny (French, 1736–1812)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 149-150


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 12.5 x 8 x 2 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 28 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Sybaris” [i.e., Paris]: l’auteur, 1782-1783) 18mo, six vols.; [v. 1] 69 leaves, plus 11 plates; [v. 2] 86 ll., plus 13 pls.; [v. 3] 99 ll., plus 11 pls.; [v. 4] 104 ll., plus 10 pls.; [v. 5] 92 ll., plus 10 pls.; [v. 6] 65 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Engraved titles; dramatic illustrations; decorative fleurons.

“Sybaris” [i.e., Paris]: l’auteur, 1782-1783


Schuhman[?] Collection (donor inscription; bookplate with initials RS); acquired in 1927 from Rosenbach Co., New York, 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