Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Anne-Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon (French, 1702–1780), Publisher Laurent François Prault (French, 1712–1780), Publisher Bailly (French, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 834
Overall: 21.6 x 14.9 x 4 cm (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title and six etching and engravings
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(Paris: Laurent Prault, & Bailly, 1769) Octavo; 172 leaves, plus title and 5 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Decorative engraved title; literary illustrations.
Paris: Laurent Prault, & Bailly, 1769
Acquired in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent