Narcisse dans l'isle de Vénus, poëme en quatre chants
Illustrated by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (French, 1724–1780), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Jacques Charles Louis Malfilâtre (French, 1733–1767), Publisher Edmé-Jean Le Jay (French, died in 1797?), Printer Christophe Jean-François Ballard (French, 1701–1765)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 672
Overall: 20 x 13.3 x 1.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with five etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: veuve Ballard, for Lejay ) Octavo; 61 leaves, plus title and 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped half gray buckram, marbled paper boards.
Engraved title with pastoral scenes; literary illustrations.
Paris: veuve Ballard, for Lejay 
Acquired in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent