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Paul et Virginie

1789
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 931-932; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 54

Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 x 9 x 2.1 cm (5 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1679

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], 1789) 18mo; 140, plus 2 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Zaehnsdorf).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], 1789

Provenance

Acquired in 1910 from Zaehnsdorf, London, 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