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Les Bienfaits du sommeil ou les quatre rèves accomplis

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Author Barthélemy Imbert (French, 1747–1790), Publisher Jules Lemonnyer (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 19.1 x 12.7 x 1.2 cm (7 1/2 x 5 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 engravings [facsimile]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: J. Lemonnyer, 1883) Octavo; 21 pp., plus 15 plates; contemporary half blue cloth (gilt-stamped brown morocco spine label), marbled paper boards (V. Champs; original publisher’s printed paper wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: J. Lemonnyer, 1883


Ch. Bouret (bookplate); acquired in Paris 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