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Les a propos de société, ou chansons de M. L****

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Pierre Laujon (French, 1727–1811)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 604


Overall (each vol.): 19.6 x 13.5 x 2.3 cm (7 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etched and engraved titles and six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris] 1776) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 155 leaves, plus title and one plate; [v. 2] 158 ll., plus title and one plate; modern gilt-stamped half green morocco, green and brown marbled paper boards.

Decorative titles; literary illustrations; musical scores.

[Paris] 1776


Acquired in 1905 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