Romans et contes...nouvelle édition
Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Illustrated by Jean Florentin Defraine (French, born in 1754), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Portrait(s) designed by Louis Vigée (French, 1715–1767), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Author Abbé de Voisenon (French, 1708–1775), Publisher Bleuet (18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
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Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.5 x 8.8 x 2.2 cm (5 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with five etching and engravings
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(Paris: Bleuet, 1798) 18mo, two vols.; [v. 1] 133 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 104 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.
Literary illustrations; author portrait.
Paris: Bleuet, 1798
Général Villeret, from whose quarters on a French ship this volume was recovered by Lieutenant Bone, a British officer near Martinique, in February 1809 (inscription on preliminary leaf), by whom presented to surgeon [Andlum?] on board H.M.S. Intrepid, March 1809; acquired in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent