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Réponse de Valcour à Zéïla, précédée d'une lettre de l'auteur à une femme qu'il ne connoit pas

Lettre de Valcour, à son père, pour servir de suite et de fin au roman de Zéïla

1766–67
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Printer Sébastien Jorry (French, died in 1774)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 318, 322

Dimensions

Overall: 20.1 x 13.3 x 1.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1394

Medium or Technique

Two illustrated books with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Sébastien Jorry, 1766 and 1767) Quarto, two titles; [1–Lettre] 16 leaves, plus plate; [2–Réponse] 22 leaves, plus plate; modern gilt-stamped dark green morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary and decorative illustrations.


Paris: Sébastien Jorry, 1766 and 1767

Provenance

Henry B. H. Beaufoy, F. R. S. (bookplate); acquired in 1914 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