Les Nouvelles de Marguerite, reine de Navarre
After Sigmund Freudenberger (Swiss, 1745–1801), After Balthazar Anton Dunker (German, worked in France and Switzerland, 1746–1807), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Carl Gottlieb Guttenberg (German, 1743–1790), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jacques Le Roy (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Matthias Gottfried Eichler (German, 1748–after 1818), Engraved by Benoît Louis Henriquez (French, 1732–1806), Engraved by Marie Elisabeth Thibault (Swiss, 18th century), Author Queen Marguerite of Navarre (French, 1492–1549), Printer Nouvelle Société Typographique
Place of Publication: Berne, Switzerland
Cohen-de Ricci 680-81; Ray 66
Other (each volume): 19.6 x 12.5 x 3.3 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 220 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Berne: Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1780-1781) Octavo, three volumes; [v. 1] 163 leaves, plus 22 plates; [v. 2] 156 leaves, plus 26 plates [one repeated]; [v. 3] 128 leaves, plus 28 plates; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Lortic).
Illustrations to pastoral, amatory, and moralized stories by Marguerite of Navarre.
Berne: Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1780-1781
Acquired in 1910 from Sotheran, London, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent