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Lettres à Émilie, sur la mythologie...dernière édition

1801
Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Pierre Audouin (French, 1768–1822), Portrait(s) designed by Joseph Ducreux (French, 1735–1802), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Author Charles Albert Demoustier (French, 1760–1801), Publisher Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853), Printer Charles Frobert Patris (French, born in 1751?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 283

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.9 x 12.9 x 2.4 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1751a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 37 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: C. F. Patris, for Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1801) Octavo, six vols. in three; [v. 1] [6 ll.] 135 pp. [5 ll.], plus plates; [v. 2] [3 ll.] 142 pp. [3 ll.], plus pls.; [v. 3] [4 ll.] 122 pp. [2 ll.], plus pls.; [v. 4] [4 ll.] 133 pp. [2 ll.], plus pls.; [v. 5] [2 ll.] iv, 146 pp. [4 ll.], plus pls.; [v. 6] [3 ll.] 170 pp. [4 ll.]; modern gilt-stamped half green morocco, green marbled boards (Riviere & Son).

Mythological illustrations, author portrait.


Paris: C. F. Patris, for Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1801

Provenance

Charles Hutt, Bookseller, London; acquired in 1908 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