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Voyage sentimental, suivi des lettres d'Yorick à Eliza

1799
Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Gérard René Levillain (French, 1740–1836), Author Laurence Sterne (English, 1713–1768), Publisher Dufour (Firm) (18th century), Printer Pierre-Nicolas Firmin Didot (French, active from 1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 958

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.2 x 8.7 x 2.2 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1681a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris and Amsterdam: Didot le jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, l’an VII [1799]) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 120 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 115 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 3] 140 ll., plus 1 plate; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.


Paris and Amsterdam: Didot le jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, l’an VII [1799]

Provenance

Acquired in Paris in 1910 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