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Angola, histoire indienne, ouvrage sans vraisemblance. Nouvelle édition, revue et corrigée.

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Jacques Nicolas Tardieu (French, 1716–1791), Engraved by Louis Maisonneuve (French, born in 1719), Author Charles-Jacques-Louis-Auguste Rochette La Morlière (French, 1719–1785)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 593, second issue


Overall (each vol.): 14.5 x 9 x 1.8 cm (5 11/16 x 3 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Agra” [i.e., Paris]: 1751) Duodecimo in fours and eights, two vols.; [v. 1] 98 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 105 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; decorative vignettes and headpieces

“Agra” [i.e., Paris]: 1751


Acquired in 1923 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