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Les six nouvelles...troisième édition

1786
Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Printer François Ambroise Didot (French, 1730–1804)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 402

Dimensions

Overall: 13.6 x 8.3 x 1.9 cm (5 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1591

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786) 18mo; 114 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786

Provenance

John McArthur (signature on preliminary leaf); Charles Brune Henville (armorial bookplate dated 1850); acquired in 1910 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