Paul et Virginie
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Claude Joseph Vernet (French, 1714–1789), Engraved by Abraham Girardet (French, 1764–1823), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737–1814), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 931-932; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 54
Overall: 13.7 x 9 x 2.1 cm (5 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with four etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], 1789) 18mo; 140, plus 2 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Zaehnsdorf).
Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], 1789
Acquired in 1910 from Zaehnsdorf, 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