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Les Malheurs de l'inconstance, ou lettres de la marquise de Syrcé, et du comte de Mirbelle

1772
Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 319-20

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 13.8 x 3.4 cm (8 x 5 7/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1402

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1772) Octavo, two parts in one volume; [pt. 1] 130 leaves, plus one plate; [pt. 2] 113 ll., plus one plate; modern gilt-stamped half brown morocco, brown cloth boards.

Literary illustrations.


Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1772

Provenance

Acquired in 1920 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