Choix de chansons mises en musique

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Joseph Barthélemy Le Bouteux (French, born about 1744), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Illustrated by Jacques-Philippe Joseph de St. Quentin (French, born in 1738), Author Jean Benjamin de Laborde (French, 1734–1794), Publisher Jules Lemonnyer (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Rouen, France


Overall (each vol.): 29.3 x 20 x 3 cm (11 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved [facsimile]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rouen: J. Lemonnyer, 1881) Quarto, four vols.; (v. 1) [3 ff.] 154 pp. [2 ff.]; (v. 2) [3 ff.] 153 pp.; (v. 3) [3 ff.] 150 pp. [2 ff.]; (v. 4) [3 ff.]150 pp. [2 ff.]; [unbound, as issued] contemporary publisher’s illustrated paper wrappers ([original publisher’s?] gilt-stamped dark brown cloth board portfolio covers, in cream-colored phase boxes).

Literary pastoral illustrations, musical scores.

Rouen: J. Lemonnyer, 1881


G. Lemallier, Libraire, Paris [leaf from undated catalogue laid in book], from whom purchased November 1898 by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent