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Émile, ou de l'éducation

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Hubert-Martin Cazin (French, 1724–1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 903-904


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 14.5 x 8.1 x 2.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1780[-1781]) 18mo, four vols.; [v. 1] 201 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 187 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 219 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 4] 196 ll., plus 1 pl.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

“Londres [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1780[-1781]


Acquired in 1912 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