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Joseph...quatrième édition.

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), 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 Paul Jérémie Bitaubé (French, 1732–1808), Printer François Ambroise Didot (French, 1730–1804), Binding by Bozerian (French)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 955; Cohen-de Ricci 153


Overall: 19.6 x 12.5 x 2.8 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786) Quarto; 192 leaves, plus ten plates; early nineteenth-century gilt-stamped green morocco, purple silk doublures (Bozerian).

Author portrait; literary illustrations.

Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786


Robert Hoe, New York [booklabel and signature] (1839-1909; his sale 1912, $92.50); acquired from G.D. Smith, New York, in 1922 (for $45) 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