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L'Innocence du premier âge en France, ou histoire amoureuse de Pierre Le Long et de Blanche Bazu; suivie de la rose ou la fête de Salency....nouvelle édition

1778
Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725–1805), Engraved by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Author Edmé Billardon Sauvigny (French, 1736–1812), Publisher Nicolas Ruault (French, 1742?–1828), Printer Philippe-Denis Pierres (French, 1741–1808)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 148

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 13.1 x 2.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1366

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Ph.-D. Pierres, for Ruault, 1778) Octavo; 140 leaves, plus 3 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved frontispiece, literary illustrations and vignettes.


Paris: Ph.-D. Pierres, for Ruault, 1778

Provenance

Acquired in 1924 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