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Le Temple de Gnide. Poëme, imité de Montesquieu... Nouvelle édition...augmentée de L'Amour vengé.

Illustrated by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816), Engraved by Martin de Monchy (French, born in 1746), Engraved by Gérard René Levillain (French, 1740–1836), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Nicolas-Germain Léonard (French, 1744–1793), Publisher Dufour (Firm) (18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 622-23


Overall: 21.9 x 14.7 x 1.5 cm (8 5/8 x 5 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Dufour, 1773) Quarto; 30 leaves, plus 11 plates; nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped half brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Pastoral literary illustrations.

Paris: Dufour, 1773


Joseph Knight F.S.A. (bookplate); 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