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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

Catalogue Raisonné

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.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 color etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(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.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1792


Acquired in 1907 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