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1779
Author Alexander Pope (English, 1688–1744), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 817

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.9 x 13.3 x 3.6 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1500a-h

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Cl. Simon [and Cailleau], for la veuve Duchesne, 1779) Octavo, eight vols.; [v. 1] 198 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 240 ll., plus 6 pls.; [v. 3] 235 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 4] 236 ll.; [v. 5] 230 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 6] 242 ll.; [v. 7] 238 ll., [v. 8] 264 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary and allegorical illustrations.


Paris: Cl. Simon [and Cailleau], for la veuve Duchesne, 1779

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