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Lettres angloises, ou histoire de Miss Clarisse Harlove

1751–52
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Engraved by Charles-Nicolas-Dauphin de Beauvais fils (French, about 1730–1783)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 891

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth varies): 17.2 x 10.6 x 4.3 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1672a-f

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Londres [i.e., Paris?]: Nourse, 1751-1752) Duodecimo, six vols., each in two parts; [v. 1] 289 leaves, plus 5 plates; [v. 2] 267 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 3] 231 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 4] 288 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 5] 279 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 6] 381 ll., plus 4 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Illustrations to Richardson’s novel.


Londres [i.e., Paris?]: 1751-1752

Provenance

Acquired in 1907 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