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1761
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Portrait(s) designed by Jean-Baptiste Garand (French, died in 1780), Etched by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Johann Martin Bernigeroth (German, 1713–1767), Author Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Willart de Grécourt (French, 1684–1743)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 459

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 14.8 x 9.2 x 3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1613a-d

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Luxembourg [i.e., Paris]: 1761) Duodecimo, four vols.; [v. 1] 181 leaves, plus portrait; [v. 2] 230 ll., plus 1 plate; [v. 3] 205 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 4] 205 ll., plus 1 pl.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Author’s portrait; literary illustrations; decorative fleurons


Luxembourg [i.e., Paris]: 1761

Provenance

George E. Webster, Sheffield (stamp); H. S. Nichols & Co., booksellers, London; acquired in 1909 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