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Émile, ou de l'éducation

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jakob van der Schley (Dutch, 1715–1779), Engraved by Simon Fokke (Dutch, 1712–1784), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Jean Neaulme (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 903


Overall (each vol.): 20.6 x 13.3 x 3 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris [i.e., Amsterdam: Neaulme] 1762) Octavo, four parts in two vols.; [v. 1] 206 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 209 ll., plus 2 pls.; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped brown morocco, lavender cloth boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris [i.e., Amsterdam: Neaulme] 1762


Acquired in 1906 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