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Les Confessions

1881
Illustrated by Edmond Hédouin (French, 1820–1889), Portrait(s) designed by Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Librairie des Bibliophiles


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17.9 x 11.8 x 3.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1921a-d

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1881) Octavo, four vols.; (v. 1) [2 ff.] xxxviii [1 f.], 207 pp., plus 4 plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 231 pp., plus 3 pls.; (v. 3) [2 ff.] 346 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 pls.; (v. 4) [2 ff.] 273 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 pls.; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1881

Provenance

Acquired from Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, in 1924 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