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Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Portrait(s) designed by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Jean Monnet (French, 1703–1785), Author Charles Collé (French, 1709–1783), Publisher Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 723-724


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 18.1 x 12.7 x 2.4 cm (7 1/8 x 5 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris: Barbou] 1765) Octavo, four vols. [3 v., plus suppl.]; [v. 1] 163 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 160 ll., plus pl.; [v. 3] 161 ll., plus pl.; [suppl., v. 4] 114 ll., plus pl.; modern half gilt-stamped red-brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Author portrait; allegorical and historical illustrations; engraved title to supplement.

[Paris: Barbou] 1765


J. Dawson Brodie (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1905 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