Nouvelles de Jean Boccace. Traduction libre...par Mirabeau
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Wilbrode-Magloire-Nicolas Courbe (French, active late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Etched by Devilliers (French, active early 19th century), Author Giovanni Boccaccio (Italian, 1313–1375), Publisher L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie (early 19th century), Printer A. Egron (French, active early 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 162
Overall (each vol.): 21 x 13.7 x 2.1 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: A Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] [4 ll.] xx, 304 pp. [1 l.], plus 2 plates; [v. 2] [2 ll.] 273 pp. [1 l.], plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] [2 ll.] 243 pp. [1 l.], plus 3 pls.; [v. 4] [2 ll.] 293 pp. [1 l.], plus 1 plate; contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco (rebacked).
Paris: A. Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802
Acquired in 1921 in London by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent