Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 686-687; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 18
Overall: 19.6 x 13.2 x 3 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 27 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: P. Al. Le Prieur, for J. Merlin, 1765) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 183 leaves, plus portrait, title, and 9 plates; [v. 2] 190 ll., plus title and 5 pls.; [v. 3] 160 ll., plus title and 9 pls.; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Cuzin).
Author portrait, engraved titles, and literary illustrations.
Paris: P. Al. Le Prieur, for J. Merlin, 1765
E. Gambart, Nice (bookplate); acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent