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Lettres d'une chanoinesse de Lisbonne à Melcour, officier françois

1770
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Michel Lambert (French, 1722?–1787), Publisher Sébastien Jorry (French, died in 1774), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 318

Dimensions

Overall: 24.7 x 16.3 x 1.7 cm (9 3/4 x 6 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1399

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(The Hague [i.e., Paris]: Lambert, Jorry, et Delalain, 1770) Octavo; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper boards (Allô).

Literary illustrations.


The Hague [i.e., Paris]: Lambert, Jorry, et Delalain, 1770

Provenance

Acquired in 1923 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