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La déclamation théâtrale, poëme didactique en quatre chants...quatrième édition

1771
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 312 (1766 ed.)

Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 13 x 2.7 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1397

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Delalain, 1771) Octavo; 120 leaves, plus five plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Decorative title frontispiece; allegorical representations of tragedy, comedy, opera, and dance.


Paris: Delalain, 1771

Provenance

Ownership inscription on title "Gardet à Rheims"; acquired in 1926 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