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Lettres d'une chanoinesse de Lisbonne à Melcour, officier françois

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Michel Lambert (French, 1722?–1787), Publisher Sébastien Jorry (French, died in 1774), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 318


Overall: 24.7 x 16.3 x 1.7 cm (9 3/4 x 6 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague [i.e., Paris]: Lambert, Jorry, et Delalain, 1770) Octavo; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper boards (Allô).

Literary illustrations.

The Hague [i.e., Paris]: Lambert, Jorry, et Delalain, 1770


Acquired in 1923 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