Les Incas, ou la destruction de l'empire du Pérou
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 Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Jean-François Marmontel (French, 1723–1799), Publisher Lacombe (French, 18th century), Printer Jean-Georges Antoine Stoupe (French, 1736?–1808)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 690
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20 x 13 x 3.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Stoupe, for Lacombe, 1777) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 176 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 194 ll., plus 5 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped bottled brown calf.
Allegorical frontispiece; historical illustrations.
Paris: Stoupe, for Lacombe, 1777
Acquired in 1909 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent