La Henriade, nouvelle édition
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 1026; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 30
Overall (each vol.): 19 x 12.7 x 3.2 cm (7 1/2 x 5 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 22 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Barbou, for la veuve Duchesne [et al.], [1769-]1770) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 156 leaves, plus title and 11 plates; [v. 2] 160 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Allegorical and historical illustrations; engraved title with author portrait.
Paris: Barbou, for la veuve Duchesne [et al.], [1769-]1770
Acquired in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent