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Nouvelles espagnoles...traduction nouvelle

1775–88
Illustrated by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816), Engraved by Louis S. Berthet (French, active from 1775–1806), Engraved by P. Jean-Baptiste Bradel (French, active 1768–1783), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Pierre Adrien Le Beau (French, 1748–after 1800), Engraved by Jacques Le Roy (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Joseph C. Maillet (French, 1751–1811), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Publisher Jean-Pierre Costard (French, 1743–1815), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765), Louis Maisonneuve (French, born in 1719), Publisher André Defer de Maisonneuve (French, 1749–1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 222

Dimensions

Overall (vol. 1): 21.6 x 14.2 x 3.8 cm (8 1/2 x 5 9/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.2326a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Madrid, and Paris: Costard [veuve Duchesne, and Defer Demaisonneuve], 1775[-1788]) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 40, 27, 20, 27, 28, 32, 28 leaves, plus 7 plates; [v. 2] 44, 28, 38, 48, 32 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 1] contemporary blind-stamped brown calf, [v. 2] contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.


Madrid, and Paris: Costard [veuve Duchesne, and Defer Demaisonneuve], 1775[-1788]

Provenance

M. le Docteur A. Aubert, r. de Moscou, 50 Paris (book label, vol. 1); binding initialled "PB" (vol. 2); pair acquired in 1925 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