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Les Saisons, poëme...septième édition

Contes, poésies fugitives, fables orientales

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Jean-François de Saint-Lambert (French, 1716–1803)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 926


Overall: 22.5 x 15.1 x 4 cm (8 7/8 x 5 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: 1775) Octavo; 235 leaves, plus 7 plates [and 4 extra-illustrated plates]; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations and vignettes.

Amsterdam: 1775


Acquired 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