Le paradis perdu, poëme...édition en anglais et en français
Illustrated by Jean Frédéric Schall (French, 1752–1825), Engraved by Alexandre L. Clément (French, active late 18th–early 19th centuries), Engraved by Nicolas Colibert (French, about 1750–after 1810), Engraved by Mme de Monchy (French, 18th century), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Gautier (French, active 1780–1820), Author John Milton (English, 1608–1674), Publisher André Defer de Maisonneuve (French, 1749–1795)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 708
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 36.7 x 28.5 x 4.8 cm (14 7/16 x 11 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 12 color etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1792) Large quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] 202 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 3] 191 ll., plus 6 pls.; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped half brown calf, speckled paper boards.
Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1792
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