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Les Incas, ou la destruction de l'empire du Pérou

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Unidentified artist, French, 18th century, Author Jean-François Marmontel (French, 1723–1799), Publisher Lacombe (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris?, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 691?


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17.3 x 10.7 x 2.8 cm (6 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris?] 1778) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 167 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 185 ll., plus 5 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece; historical illustrations.

[Paris?] 1778


Charles Bodenham [armorial bookplate]; acquired in 1914 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